snowslide

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Etymology[edit]

From snow +‎ slide. Compare landslide.

Noun[edit]

snowslide (plural snowslides)

  1. An avalanche of snow
    • 2006, Kirill Ya Kondratyev, ‎Vladimir F. Krapivin, ‎Costas A. Varostos, Natural Disasters as Interactive Components of Global Ecodynamics - Page 26:
      For instance, on 27 January 1993, on the Trans-Caucasian Highway, 17 people were buried under a snowslide.

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