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Snowy Mountains

plural noun
a mountain range in SE Australia, part of the Australian Alps: famous hydroelectric scheme Also called (Austral informal) the Snowy, the Snowies
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Contemporary Examples
  • Harry went motorbike riding in the snowy mountains around the manor, where bears and wolves roam wild.

Historical Examples
  • To the giant, his brother, the eagle of the snowy mountains, who disdains to imitate the language of other birds.

    Wood Rangers Mayne Reid
  • What a sunset there is over that Alpine range of snowy mountains!

    With the Harmony to Labrador Benjamin La Trobe
  • They had already entered the green valleys of the snowy mountains.

    Christopher Carson John S. C. Abbott
  • It became quickly paler the higher it rose, and the snowy mountains shone as white as the steam of an engine.

  • Beyond that and across the Acheloos rose the snowy mountains of Acarnania and Leukas, just touched by the rising sun.

    Vacation days in Greece Rufus B. Richardson
  • She had escaped from a lost camp in the snowy mountains where her family and friends were starving.

    Gabriel Conroy Bert Harte
  • Then they saw a third land, which was high and mountainous, and with snowy mountains.

  • Everything else about me was completely overshadowed by snowy mountains, colored sky, and golden-yellow desert.

  • Good people shine from afar, like the snowy mountains; bad people are not seen, like arrows shot by night.

    The Dhammapada Unknown

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