Examples of impassable in a Sentence
The roads were made impassable by the flood.
the road was impassable until snowplows cleared it
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Getting Around: The entire island is only four square miles, with most of the land being impassable—so the principal mode of transport around Marrettimo is by foot, bicycle, or donkey.
Power was knocked out in the school, not regained there until Friday morning, and tree damage across town made many roads impassable.
Hurlbut said some areas of the home were impassable.
Because the main road through town tends to fill in with tall, impassable snowdrifts, the windswept beach is also a route that the village kids take to and from school.
Seven private roads and two public roads have been turned impassable by lava flows.
At times, rainfall rates were up to an inch an hour as the storm moved through in the early hours of the day, making some roadways impassable.
The Taliban generally reduces its combat operations during the winter months when many areas remain impassable.
The street, just a few blocks from Germantown Friends School, has been made nearly impassable by a mountain range of construction debris deposited by midnight dumpers.
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IMPASSABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impassable for English Language Learners
: impossible to pass, cross, or travel over
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Definition of impassable for Students
- … the forest road … led to impassable marshes where the paths had long been lost.
- —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit
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