a day on which public schools or other institutions are closed due to heavy snow.
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What Is The Difference Between Snow Flurries And Snow Showers?
Snow refers to the partially frozen water vapor which falls in flakes. The expression snow flurries refers to light, intermittent snowfall without significant accumulation. Snow flurries tend to come from stratiform clouds. Snow showers is the label used to refer to a short period of light-to-moderate snowfall, also characterized by a sudden beginning and ending. There is some accumulation with snow showers, and they fall from convective or cumuliform clouds. A snow …
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Naturally the effect on his complexion of the first snow-day quite horrified our Adonis.Italian Alps
Douglas William Freshfield
US a day on which heavy snow makes it impossible for children to attend school
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