stormbound

adjective
storm·​bound | \ˈstȯrm-ˈbau̇nd \

Definition of stormbound 

: cut off from outside communication by a storm or its effects : stopped or delayed by storms

First Known Use of stormbound

1804, in the meaning defined above

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