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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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Examples from the Web for snowy mountains
Contemporary Examples
  • Harry went motorbike riding in the snowy mountains around the manor, where bears and wolves roam wild.

Historical Examples
  • Oh, tiger of the North, you are cold as the snowy mountains which bred you.

    Queen of the Black Coast Robert E. Howard
  • They had already entered the green valleys of the snowy mountains.

    Christopher Carson

    John S. C. Abbott
  • It is divided by high and snowy mountains from the rest of Tartary.

    Far Off

    Favell Lee Mortimer
  • What a sunset there is over that Alpine range of snowy mountains!

    With the Harmony to Labrador Benjamin La Trobe
  • It became quickly paler the higher it rose, and the snowy mountains shone as white as the steam of an engine.

  • Game is found in the forest, timbered and snowy mountains skirt it, and fertility characterizes it.

  • Karakeui lies on a plateau, under a range of snowy mountains which glitter with strange distinctness in the pure translucent air.

    Eothen A. W. Kinglake
  • Above the snowy mountains a melancholy waning moon was swinging.

    'way Down In Lonesome Cove Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
  • Everything was gray and raw-edged, and he shivered, for the faint wind had blown across a wilderness of snowy mountains.

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