snow·​scape ˈsnō-ˌskāp How to pronounce snowscape (audio)
: a landscape covered with snow

Examples of snowscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sun was out Friday over a battered San Antonio, lifting spirits, melting the snowscape into slippery roadways and giving residents a chance to take stock of plumbing problems, food shortages and water service outages that continued to plague some neighborhoods. Elizabeth Zavala, San Antonio Express-News, 19 Feb. 2021 The Alaska Railroad offers everything from day trips and excursions from Anchorage, to ten-day long travel packages that capitalize on the state’s 24 hours of light during summer months and snowscape during winter months. Jenna Kunze, Smithsonian Magazine, 7 Mar. 2023 Hey, nobody said such a snowscape would come cheap. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 5 Dec. 2022 In this 1948 painting by Henry Koerner (1915-1991), on long-term loan to the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Conn., two children play with tailor’s mannequins in an urban snowscape. Washington Post, 30 Mar. 2022 Ride a snowmobile or take a husky ride across the monochrome snowscape. Joe Minihane, CNN, 24 Mar. 2022 But trucks still clogged the roads heading to Parliament Hill, and with a snowfall overnight, had become part of the snowscape. The New York Times, Arkansas Online, 8 Feb. 2022 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snowscape was in 1886

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“Snowscape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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