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snow·bound

 (snō′bound′)
adj.
Confined in one place by heavy snow.
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snowbound

(ˈsnəʊˌbaʊnd)
adj
confined to one place by heavy falls or drifts of snow; snowed-in
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snow•bound

(ˈsnoʊˌbaʊnd)

adj.
shut in by snow.
[1805–15]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.snowbound - confined or shut in by heavy snow
confined - not free to move about
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Translations

snowbound

[ˈsnəʊbaʊnd] adjenneigé(e), bloqué(e) par la neigesnow-capped [ˈsnəʊkæpt] adj [peak, mountain] → couronné(e) de neigesnow-covered [ˈsnəʊkʌvərd] adj [hill, field] → enneigé(e)snow drift snowdrift [ˈsnəʊdrɪft] ncongère f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

snowbound

[ˈsnəʊˌbaʊnd] adj (village) → isolato/a dalla neve; (person, road) → bloccato/a dalla neve; (countryside) → coperto/a di neve
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References in classic literature ?
Bernard, who rescue snowbound travellers, have now equipped their mountain with a series of telephone booths.
His photo showed a party leaving snowbound Newcastle in south Shropshire to go up to the Anchor to get an expectant mother, a Mrs Gardiner, to take her to the hospital at Clun, on March 22, 1947.
Summary: Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], July 25 (ANI): Authorities on Thursday said the Kinner Kailash Yatra stands suspended this year due to inclement weather and snowbound trek in the area.
Follow fun-loving puppy Oskar as he leaves the snowbound little house on top of the Swiss mountain where he lives to try to find a friendly animal to play with.
Mushtaq Ahmed, 45, along with his daughter Saima Mushtaq and wife were going through a snowbound corridor between Reshian and Leepa when they were hit by an avalanche near a spot, known as Midway, said an official.
PESHAWAR -- The Mountains of Azad Jammu Kashmir has been trapped under white carpet while receiving heavy snow falls on highly snowbound areas and rains in low lying areas including the capital city of Muzaffarabad, Hattian, Bagh and Rawalakot townships from Friday night till Saturday.
With nearby roads, trains, cable cars, ski slopes and hiking trails closed, authorities deployed helicopters to ferry some tourists to a nearby village to escape the snowbound Alpine valley.
Dickens abandons a tract on poverty to write a story set in snowbound London where miserly Ebenezer Scrooge works by candlelight rooge, played by Phil Davis, to encounters with the impoverished Cratchit family and his own wealthy relatives, among others.
MUZAFFARABAD:The Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haidar Thursday directed Highway Authorities to open roads of snowbound areas of Azad Kashmir on emergency basis and restore the road links of mountainous areas with the nearest cities.
MUZAFFARABAD -- The Prime Minister of Azad Kashmir Raja Farooq Haidar Thursday directed Highway Authorities to open roads of snowbound areas of Azad Kashmir on emergency basis and restore the road links of mountainous areas with the nearest cities.
1855: The "Devil's Footprints" appeared in snowbound South Devon - 100 miles of cloven hoofprints, eight inches apart in a single line and measuring four inches by two.