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addaword.gifdefinition of snow day

noun
a day when schools and businesses are shut because there is too much snow for people to travel
I don't know, and I don't think anyone does, but I think most Brits accept the way we do things, and I for one, rather enjoy our occasional snow days!
Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/01/2010 14:45:00
Definition of snow day from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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