Definition of snowbound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsnəʊbaʊnd/


1Prevented from travelling or going out by snow or snowy weather: he was snowbound in the nearby mountains
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  • Several of Kevin's fellow snowbound superintendents have snow removal duties, snowmobile businesses, snow grooming and cross-country ski trails to maintain.
  • Years later, while snowbound in his Canadian home-in-exile with only the odd visits from the local librarian for company, he is dispassionate about the moral choices he's made.
  • And, if you've got some time to kill at work (or if you're snowbound like us Washingtonians), take a tour of the Framley Museum.
1.1Covered in snow or inaccessible because of it: a snowbound Alpine village
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  • I fingered the little figurine and remembered over years the snowbound village, the dreadful lunch guests, and the vicar's mild, foolish face.
  • He spends his days stealing beer and cigarettes to numb the boredom of life in the miniscule, snowbound village he has grown up in.
  • The village of Oberndorf was snowbound, and the candlelit midnight mass had come to an abrupt end.

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