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snowstorm

[snoh-stawrm] /ˈsnoʊˌstɔrm/
noun
1.
a storm accompanied by a heavy fall of snow.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75, Americanism; snow + storm
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British Dictionary definitions for snowstorms

snowstorm

/ˈsnəʊˌstɔːm/
noun
1.
a storm with heavy snow
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Word Origin and History for snowstorms

snowstorm

n.

1771, from snow (n.) + storm (n.).

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