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

Definition of snowscape

: a landscape covered with snow

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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 The installation before him included a video with dozens of bells on long metal wires set in a blustery snowscape in northern Quebec, the gray sky blurring into the snow so that at times the two were indistinguishable. Elisabetta Povoledo, New York Times, "Christian Boltanski Project Touches Bologna’s Traumas, and His Own," 9 July 2017

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First Known Use of snowscape

1886, in the meaning defined above

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