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, 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, 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, 31 Dec. 2019 The sunken city features clear blue waters, lovely hazy sunsets, and crisp mountain snowscapes. Andrew Webster, The Verge, 13 Aug. 2019 Indeed, the creations were lovely—an elaborate Japanese garden, a swank apartment, a lush snowscape. Lisa Napoli,, 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, 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, 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., 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 6 Dec. 2021.

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