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snowslide

[snoh-slahyd] /ˈsnoʊˌslaɪd/
noun
1.
an avalanche consisting largely or entirely of snow.
Also, especially British, snow-slip
[snoh-slip] /ˈsnoʊˌslɪp/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1835-1845
1835-45, Americanism; snow + slide
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  • The scene of the snowslide is one of the best effects of its kind seen recently in the pictures.

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