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noun snow pronunciation in American English /snoʊ/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] small soft white pieces of ice that fall from the sky and cover the ground

    Two to three inches of snow is predicted for tonight.

    The path was hidden under a blanket of snow.

    There had been a heavy fall of snow.

  2. 2


    [plural] the snow that falls over a period of time

    The first snows of winter are here.


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