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  • n. Plural form of snowbank.


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  • We just got through another huge snowfall and the snowbanks are as tall as me.

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  • Cars with studded tyres, cars bouncing off snowbanks, head-up displays for the drivers, and the first ever global sporting event covered entirely in the infrared part of the spectrum.

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  • After researching this place, I discovered that it was a winter resort at the foot of Mont Blanc in the Italian Alps. This was not Mt. Hood in layers of your old jeans and sweatshirts — this was Audrey Hepburn & Cary Grant in sunglasses, sipping white wine backed by ski lodges and snowbanks.

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  • Emanuel, though not yet in charge of any city-owned snowplows, is still capable of shoveling out cars, extracting stranded citizens from snowbanks, and making note of his ascetic breakfast "Advil and Diet Coke" using Twitter.

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  • Thrilled about this new discovery he leaped & bounded with all his might through the snowbanks, sticking his nose into the snow like an ostrich in the sand & catching snowballs only to have them disintegrate on his tonque.

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  • Or else searching the snowbanks for a statue of the Infant of Prague I just bought on Ebay and that the Fed-ex guy handed over to my dog.

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  • Even the earliest signs of spring, with the parting of snowbanks to reveal brown muck and the long-forgotten detritus of last year, bring me a joy, a leavening of the soul that cannot be matched.

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  • I long for walks unimpeded by snowbanks and treacherous ice patches, and the potential to take a toddler to a playground.

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  • Helsinki is the northernmost capital in the 17-member euro-zone, a city of snowbanks and pine and white birch.

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  • Pop culture is full of loyal, dedicated dogs: Balto, Lassie, that St. Bernard who's always pulling people out of snowbanks.

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