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snow hole Line breaks: snow hole

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Definition of snow hole in English:

noun

A hole in snow used as a temporary shelter, typically one made for the purpose.
Example sentences
  • Shelter may take many forms, from simply sheltering behind a boulder or digging a snow hole to the high technology of modern housing.
  • We dug a snow hole, got a brew going and had a reasonably unpleasant night.
  • He reached the top but was forced to spend the night in a snow hole.

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