American English

Definition of snowbound adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(of a person or vehicle) trapped in a particular place and unable to move because a lot of snow has fallen The skiers were snowbound in the resort for several days.
  2. 2(of a road or building) that you cannot use or reach because a lot of snow has fallen They were stranded for hours on the snowbound highway.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: snowbound