Entry from British & World English dictionary
A hole in snow used as a temporary shelter, typically one made for the purpose.
- 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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