snowfield

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noun snow·field \ˈsnō-ˌfēld\

Definition of snowfield

  1. :  a broad level expanse of snow; especially :  a mass of perennial snow at the head of a glacier

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First Known Use of snowfield

1830


SNOWFIELD Defined for English Language Learners

snowfield

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Definition of snowfield for English Language Learners

  • : a large flat area of fallen snow

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