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English definition of “blizzard”

blizzard

noun uk   /ˈblɪz.əd/ us    /-ɚd/

blizzard noun (SNOW)

[C] a severe snow storm with strong winds: We once got stuck in a blizzard for six hours. In Sussex, blizzard conditions made the main roads almost impassable.

blizzard noun (LARGE AMOUNT)

[S] informal a large amount of something that arrives or is produced together in a confusing or badly organized way: a blizzard of statistics/handouts
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