snow·​scape | \ ˈsnō-ˌskāp How to pronounce snowscape (audio) \

Definition of snowscape

: a landscape covered with snow

Examples of snowscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a hundred more miles on the road, the sun would hit the north-facing slopes, and the light would glint off the snowscape like diamonds. Anchorage Daily News, "During the pandemic, nature calls (where there are no doorknobs, faucets and handles that have been touched by others)," 14 Mar. 2020 Famed for its snowscapes, the Earth’s coldest, wildest, windiest, highest, and most mysterious continent has been experiencing a heat wave. Robin Wright, The New Yorker, "The One War That the Human Species Can’t Lose," 20 Feb. 2020 For his first opera, Hans Abrahamsen—a Danish compatriot of Andersen’s and composer—has transformed the tale of a girl’s quest for a lost friend bewitched by icy powers into a sparkling snowscape of orchestral and vocal colours. The Economist, "A new retelling of “The Snow Queen” is aimed squarely at adults," 31 Dec. 2019 The sunken city features clear blue waters, lovely hazy sunsets, and crisp mountain snowscapes. Andrew Webster, The Verge, "How the creators of Sea of Solitude turned fear and anxiety into monsters," 13 Aug. 2019 Indeed, the creations were lovely—an elaborate Japanese garden, a swank apartment, a lush snowscape. Lisa Napoli,, "'Ready Player One' VR experience: I'm not ready," 26 Mar. 2018 Images of nuns and the Virgin Mary were tagged as brides, for example, and a photo from a moon landing as a snowscape. Tom Simonite, WIRED, "Google Turns to Users to Improve Its AI Chops Outside the US," 5 Apr. 2018 Historic trek to view This week’s storms have transformed the high country into a virgin snowscape. Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle, "Yosemite’s March run: lodging, snow treks wide open," 15 Mar. 2018 The immensely popular fire lookout towers are spectacular getaways, especially so in the winter, when beautiful snowscapes make up for the trickier access., "15 holiday getaways in the Pacific Northwest," 2 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of snowscape

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Snowscape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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