Definition of snowfield in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnōˌfēld/


A permanent wide expanse of snow in mountainous or polar regions.
Example sentences
  • Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country with many snowfields, glaciers, and deep lakes.
  • I stood and slowly turned 360 degrees, taking a long look at river, woods, meadow, valley, sea, mountains, snowfields, and glaciers.
  • They reached South Georgia after 17 days in mountainous seas, but still faced a 22-mile trek across unexplored mountains, glaciers and snowfields to get help.

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Syllabification: snow·field

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