snowbound

[snoh-bound]

Origin of snowbound

First recorded in 1805–15; snow + -bound1
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snowbound

adjective
  1. confined to one place by heavy falls or drifts of snow; snowed-in
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Word Origin and History for snowbound
adj.

1814, from snow (n.) + bound (adj.1).

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