snowbelt
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1874 a region that receives an appreciable amount of annual snowfall

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  • snowbelt — /snoh belt /, n. 1. a region of annual or heavy snowfall. 2. (cap.) Also, Snow Belt. Also called Frostbelt. the northern parts of the U.S., esp. the Midwest and the Northeast, that are subject to considerable snowfall. [1870 75; SNOW + BELT] * *… …   Universalium

  • Snowbelt — Snow′belt or Snow′ Belt n. cvb mer the northern parts of the U.S. that are subject to considerable snowfall …   From formal English to slang

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  • Snow Belt — 46° 15′ N 84° 30′ W / 46.25, 84.5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Winter storms of 2007–08 — Winter storms of 2007–2008 profiles the major winter storms, including blizzards, ice storms, and other winter events, from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008. A winter storm is an event in which the dominant varieties of precipitation are forms that… …   Wikipedia

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