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snowbound

[ snoh-bound ]
/ ˈsnoʊˌbaʊnd /
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adjective

shut in or immobilized by snow.

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Origin of snowbound

First recorded in 1805–15; snow + -bound1
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British Dictionary definitions for snowbound

snowbound
/ (ˈsnəʊˌbaʊnd) /

adjective

confined to one place by heavy falls or drifts of snow; snowed-in
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