snowbelt

noun, often capitalized
snow·belt | \ˈsnō-ˌbelt \

Definition of snowbelt 

: a region that receives an appreciable amount of annual snowfall

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Woodgrain console gives it that upscale touch, while the center stack has big climate and audio knobs for the gloved among us in the snowbelt. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Subaru climbs into 3-row class with 2019 Ascent," 26 June 2018 Most drivers in the snowbelt agree: Winter driving is a drag. Peter Gareffa, Edmunds, USA TODAY, "Edmunds recommends 10 car features to help survive winter driving," 9 Dec. 2017

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1874, in the meaning defined above

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