Definition of snowbound
: shut in or blockaded by snow
Examples of snowbound in a Sentence
We were snowbound for a week.
Recent Examples of snowbound from the Web
Meanwhile, transportation companies and snowbound retailers are hoping that roads can be cleared before stocks of fuel and groceries are gone.
Then in 2014, Esteban Santiago headed northwest for this snowbound city.
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First Known Use of snowbound
SNOWBOUND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snowbound for English Language Learners
: unable to leave a place because a lot of snow is falling or has fallen
: blocked with snow
SNOWBOUND Defined for Kids
Definition of snowbound for Students
: shut in or blocked by snow snowbound mountain passes
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