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snowfall

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈsnəʊ.fɔːl/ us    /ˈsnoʊ.fɑːl/
the amount of snow that falls in a particular area during a particular period, or a fall of snow: The annual snowfall for this region is 30 centimetres. Heavy snowfalls are predicted for tonight and tomorrow.
Translations of “snowfall”
in Chinese (Traditional) 降雪, 降雪量…
in Russian снегопад…
in Turkish kar yağması…
in Chinese (Simplified) 降雪, 降雪量…
in Polish śnieg, opady lub opad śniegu…
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