Definition of snowfall noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsnəʊfɔːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsnoʊfɔːl//
[countable, uncountable] Snow and ice
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an occasion when snow falls; the amount of snow that falls in a particular place in a period of time a heavy/light snowfall an area of low snowfall What is the average annual snowfall for this state? See related entries: Snow and iceExtra examples We had a light snowfall last night. What’s the average snowfall for this region? the first snowfalls of November There had been a heavy snowfall and the cars were almost buried beneath the snow.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: snowfall