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  • n. Plural form of snowbird.

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Examples

  • Will most people remain snowbirds, living less than half the year in Loreto Bay, or will they become year-round residents?

    Loreto Bay: The greenest place in Baja, and quite possibly in all of Mexico!

  • Living in our little village of Ajijic, even in winter with all the Canadians and other snowbirds, is a blessing compared to the above. julian3345

    Cold Climates in Mexico

  • It is very, very popular for snowbirds from the middle Atlantic states.

    flip it around

  • Such changes are already putting the squeeze on Florida school jurisdictions, which may tap "snowbirds" -- retirees who live in the state only part of the year -- to make up lost revenues.

    States Move

  • In a year in which state and local governments are scrambling for any available dollars, northern-tier states are ramping up efforts to make sure that winter travelers to warmer climates - fondly known as "snowbirds" - are counted in their home states.

    Federal Times

  • The state is basically split into two distinct sections: south of the I-4 corridor which runs from Tampa on the west to Cape Canaveral on the east is considered as about as diverse as you can get with a mixture of ethnicities and interests -- Cuban Republicans, traditional progressive snowbirds from the Northeast (i.e. the Jewish vote), the gays and lesbians in Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, and Key West, the wealthy retirees along the "Treasure Coast," and the NASCAR dad/soccer mom mix in the vast tracts of suburbs inland.

    December 2005

  • Yes, we're "retired," and yes, being here makes us "snowbirds" -- both names signaling a loss of connection with life, responsibility and home.

    Terry Newell: Retirement Is The Work Of Truly Living

  • Even the so-called snowbirds who live up in the North in the summer.

    CNN Transcript Mar 13, 2008

  • She'll be able to rent it in the winter when the snowbirds are here and we're on a beach in Mexico.

    Oaxaca to San Cristobal de las Casas &/or Palenque

  • That's why they are called snowbirds, and some of these people move to Florida for the winter to get away from 3 -- Kyra.

    CNN Transcript Nov 27, 2007

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