Definition of snow day in English:

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snow day


chiefly North American
A day on which a school or other institution is closed due to heavy snowfall or other extreme winter weather.
Example sentences
  • Georgia's governor is trying to save fuel by declaring snow days for public schools.
  • I heard there've been over a dozen school snow days, compared to three or four a season in recent years.
  • A lot of kids got snow days today including my daughter who gets to sleep in this morning.

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Syllabification: snow day

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