Definitions

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  • adj. covered with snow

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At seven o'clock, the blackness was broken by a last display of the aurora borealis, which showed to the west a broad opening between snow-clad mountains.

    THE STAMPEDE TO SQUAW CREEK

  • His Lapland abode is snow-clad Rovaniemi, where the shopping mall, Santa Claus Village, continues to do a roaring trade in such luxury goods as reindeer furs and Finnish vodka.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The blue lake, and snow-clad mountains, they never change; — and I think our placid home, and our contented hearts are regulated by the same immutable laws.

    Chapter 6

  • Helicopter noise smothered their giggles, and the galleons vanished behind glaméres of snow-clad forest, the illusions broadcast by alert sentries.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Creating the Care Factor

  • There's a certain magic known only to those who spend time out on the slopes, found in those glorious moments of carving out solitary paths through a snow-clad winter wonderland - it's only natural to want to pass that enchantment on to the brood.

    PHOTOS: 10 Best Family Ski Resorts In North America

  • In the snow-clad hills of Liaoning, officials have collaborated with a local entrepreneur and foreign architects to try to create a model sustainable village.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • When Sylvia and I first visited La Paz in 1973, we were astonished, when after several cloudy days, we awoke to a clear morning and our first view of majestic snow-clad Illimani looming over the city.

    Greetings from Bolivia « Wanderings

  • The snow has not chilled their ardour as they wait out this raw weather, the pyramid of a snow-clad Bowfell dominant in the background and complementing their snow-white heads and legs, some with the curly horns, some without.

    Eskdale, Cumbria

  • They make me think of the brooding solitude of deep eternal forests, with stately Chingachgook beside the council fire ... the fragrance of the peace-pipe and the cry of the elk among snow-clad peaks ...

    Isabelle

  • A double carriage-sweep, with a snow-clad lawn, stretched down in front to two large iron gates which closed the entrance.

    Sole Music

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