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"snowbound" in British English

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snowboundadjective

uk   /ˈsnəʊ.baʊnd/  us   /ˈsnoʊ.baʊnd/
(of ​vehicles or ​people) ​unable to ​travel because of ​heavysnow, or (of ​roads) not ​able to be ​travelled on or ​reached because of ​heavysnow: Hundreds of ​vehicles have ​become snowbound.
(Definition of snowbound from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snowbound" in American English

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snowboundadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsnoʊˌbɑʊnd/
unable to go ​anywhere because the ​snow is too ​deep
(Definition of snowbound from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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