Examples of snowdrift in a Sentence
The car was almost buried in a snowdrift.
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In 1878, the amendment was first introduced in Congress by a California senator whom Anthony had befriended when their train was trapped in a snowdrift in the Rockies.
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.
Some years, snowdrifts are 40 feet deep along the windy plateau and must be painstakingly cleared, said Ken Hembree, maintenance superintendent for the Montana Department of Transportation in Billings.
Roughly 650 feet from the beach, a large white shape moves in the shadows between the post office and a snowdrift as high as a house.
Nicknamed the Great White Hurricane, the three-day storm crippled the Atlantic coast from the Chesapeake Bay all the way into Canada, dumping almost 5 feet of snow in some places and creating 50-foot snowdrifts.
The ice and snow didn’t help, putting him on his back frequently, and his shouts were muffled by the snowdrifts and the pane of my window.
Romanian officials warned about travel to neighboring Bulgaria, where there were snowdrifts of 40 centimeters (16 inches) and high winds in the Kardzhali and Smolyan provinces in the south and center of the country.
All of the snowdrift seen in the photo, taken by YMCA employee Allyson Bickel, is from the weekend storm — the ground had been bare grass prior to it, Falkenberg said.
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Definition of snowdrift for English Language Learners
: a hill of snow that is formed by wind
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