How to use Snowy in a sentence
They stepped into the snowy yard outside the castle.
He was dressed for the cold, snowy night.
The Snowy river has the greater part of its course in New South Wales, but its mouth and the last 120 m.
The climate is severe, as the town is much exposed to cold winds blowing from the snowy Alps.
A snowy night closed upon the world, and in the morning one could scarcely recognize a feature of the landscape.Advertisement
The hills were a profusion of snowy dogwood and pink plumb and cherry blossoms.
The golden eagle, bald-headed eagle, osprey and a large variety of hawks are common in Canada, as are the snowy owl, the horned owl and others inhabiting northern climates.
It was too snowy to move quietly through the forest.
When the waters evaporate in the summer they leave a clay bed of remarkable hardness, which is sometimes encrusted with saline matter of a snowy whiteness and dazzles the eyes of the traveller.
Vegetation ascends on the drier and less snowy mountain slopes of Tibet to above 18,00o ft.Advertisement
Mount Morrison (14,270 ft.), which the Japanese re-named Niitaka-yama (New High Mountain), stands first, and Mount Sylvia (12,480 ft.), to which they give the name of Setzu-zan (Snowy Mountain), comes second.
The coast scenery, with its islands and snowy mountains, is wild and beautiful.
From the north this range, which is only partly explored, presents a somewhat regular series of snowy crests.
The snowy heron is a rare plume bird seen occasionally along the coast.
Taking the average elevation of the central axial line of snowy peaks as 19,000 ft., the average height of the passes is not more than 10,000 owing to this process of cutting down by erosion and gradual encroachment into the northern basin.Advertisement
Within a hundred miles of the mountains there is constantly in view, in clear weather, the beautiful line of snowy peaks along the western horizon.
The Ill valley is bounded south by the snowy chain of the Rhatikon (highest point, the Scesaplana, 9741 ft., a famous view-point), and of the Silvretta (highest point, Gross Piz Buin, 1 0,880 ft.), both dividing Vorarlberg from Switzerland; slightly to the north-east of Piz Buin is the Dreilanderspitze (10,539 ft.), where the Vorarlberg, Tirolese and Swiss frontiers unite.
This knot of very lofty mountains, with Mount Fairweather and some others, all snowy and glacierclad for almost their whole height, are quite isolated from the highest points of the Rocky Mountains proper, which are 1000 m.
In eastern Canada Ungava and Labrador are very chill and inhospitable, owing largely to the iceberg-laden current sweeping down the coast from Davis Strait, bringing fogs and long snowy winters and a temperature for the year much below the freezing-point.
Leaving out the maritime provinces, southern Ontario, southern Alberta and the Pacific coast region on the one hand, and the Arctic north, particularly near Hudson Bay, on the other, Canada has snowy and severe winters, a very short spring with a sudden rise of temperature, short warm summers, and a delightful autumn with its " Indian summer."Advertisement
Her white hair and snowy skin glowed in the dim chamber.
The peaceful, snowy park was now swarmed with Immortals and demons fighting.
A tingle of alarm went through Rhyn, but his head was too heavy for him to process it. Instead, he focused hard on containing the power within him. When he felt he wouldn't explode, he looked around. Darkyn had claimed Kris's library and stood near a pane of windows overlooking the snowy Alps.
The name Albania (in the Tosk dialect Arberia, in the Gheg Arbenia), like Albania in the Caucasus, Armenia, Albany in Britain, and Auvergne (Arvenia) in France, is probably connected with the root alb, alp, and signifies "the white or snowy uplands."
These are the snowy owl, Nyctea scandiaca, and the willow-grouse, Lagopus albus.Advertisement
On the Swiss Alps it is one of the most prevalent and striking of the forest trees, its dark evergreen foliage often standing out in strong contrast to the snowy ridges and glaciers beyond.
Not far from these ancient monuments is the new Raetian Museum, which contains a great collection of objects relating to Raetia (including the geological collections of the Benedictine monk of Disentis, Placidus a Spescha (1752-1833), who explored the high snowy regions around the sources of the Rhine).
The lake in Peru which is third in size is that of Parinacochas on the coast watershed, near the foot of the snowy peak of Sarasara.
The Waldensian valleys lie to the south-west of Turin, in the direction of Monte Viso, but include no high or snowy mountains, while the glens themselves are (with one or two exceptions) fertile and well wooded.
The winds are very variable; the average number of rainy and snowy days is 146 at Riga (rainfall 24.1 in.).Advertisement
The derivation of the name Alps is still very uncertain, some writers connecting it with a Celtic root alb, said to mean height, while others suggest the Latin adjective albus (white), referring to the colour of the snowy peaks.
Thence the direction taken is north as far as the eastern summit (11,693 ft.) of the Levanna, the watershed rising in a series of snowy peaks, though the loftiest point of the region, the Pointe de Charbonel (12,336 ft.), stands a little to the west.
Eastward of this pass, the main chain runs north-east to the Brenner Pass along the snowy crest of the Oetzthal and Stubai Alps, the loftiest point on it being the Weisskugel (12,291 ft., Oetzthal), for the highest summits both of the Oetzthal and of the Stubai districts, the Wildspitze (12,382 ft.) and the Zuckerhiitl (11,520 ft.) stand a little to the north.
But during this half of its course it can boast of having on its left bank (the right bank is very poor in this respect) such historical cities as Vienne, Valence, Avignon, Tarascon and Arles, while it receives (left) the Isere, the Drome and the Durance rivers, all formed by the union of many streams, and bringing down the waters that flow from the lofty snowy Dauphine Alps.
The old fortifications (Schanzen) have been converted into promenades, which command wonderful views of the snowy Alps of the Bernese Oberland.Advertisement
These waters are frequently impregnated with alkali or salt, and on evaporating leave upon the bed of the lake a thin encrustation of snowy whiteness.
It rises in the snowy Himalayan ranges of Kashmir, enters British territory in the Sialkot district, and flows through the plains of the Punjab, forming the boundary between the Rechna and the Jech Doabs.
Again, there are chambers with drifts of snowy crystals of the sulphate of magnesia, the ceilings so thickly covered with their efflorescence that a loud concussion will cause them to fall like flakes of snow.
Thence, bending slightly south, it extends in the line of snowy peaks which are seen from Simla to the famous peaks of Gangotri and Nanda Devi.
The second is the zone of the snowy peaks and of the lower Himalaya, and is composed chiefly of crystalline and metamorphic rocks together with unfossiliferous sedimentary beds supposed to be of Palaeozoic age.Advertisement
Other rivers besides the Indus and the Brahmaputra begin by draining a considerable area north of the snowy range - the Sutlej, the Kosi, the Gandak and the Subansiri, for example.
All these rivers break through the main snowy range ere they twist their way through the southern hills to the plains of India.
At the same time the rain is heavier as we approach the Himalaya and the greatest falls are measured in its outer ranges; but the quantity again diminishes as we pass onward across the chain, and on arriving at the border of Tibet, behind the great line of snowy peaks, the rain falls in such small quantities as to be hardly susceptible of measurement.
On the snowy range the snow-line is not lower than 18,500 ft.
Glaciers on the outer slopes of the Himalaya descend much lower than is commonly the case in Tibet, or in the most elevated valleys near the snowy range.Advertisement
At one locality in north-western Ladakh there is a continuous mass of snow and ice extending across a snowy ridge, measuring 64 m.
Cultivation hardly extends above 7000 ft., except in the valleys behind the great snowy peaks, where a few fields of buckwheat and Tibetan barley are sown up to 11,000 or 12,000 ft.
The water-works are owned and operated by the city, the water being obtained from lakes at the foot of the Arapahoe Peak glacier in the Snowy Range, 20 m.
The Alaskan Range, connecting with the Nutzotin and Skolai branches of the St Elias Range, lies a little farther inland; it is splendidly marked by many snowy peaks, including Mt.
The climate varies from the snowy regions of the Himalayas to the tropical vapour-bath of the delta and the burning winds of Behar.Advertisement
During the wet season the valleys often contain ephemeral lakes, whose waters on evaporating leave a playa, or mud flat, often covered with an alkaline encrustation of snowy whiteness.
It is also called Jebel eth-Thelj, " snowy mountain."
The birds of prey include the red-shouldered, redtailed, broad-winged, Cooper's, sharp-shinned and sparrow hawk and the bald eagle; the great horned, barred, barn, snowy, shorteared and screech owls.
The ducks include the mallard, black duck, canvas-back and red-head; the Canadian goose, the snowy goose and the blue goose also appear during the migrating seasons.
Forster in 1788 (Enchiridion, p. 37) conferred upon it, from its snowy plumage, the name Chionis, which has most properly received general acceptance, though in the same year the compiler Gmelin termed the genus Vaginalis, as a rendering of Pennant's English name, and the species alba.
The winter months were Nivose, the snowy, Pluviose, the rainy, and Ventose, the windy month; then followed the spring months, Germinal, the month of buds, Floreal, the month of flowers, and Prairial, the month of meadows; and lastly the summer months, Messidor, the month of reaping, Thermidor, the month of heat, and Fructidor, the month of fruit.
The snowy chain of Khalyktau is highest in the north and west and sinks gradually towards the south and east.
It rises abruptly from the desert and lifts its snowy peaks to altitudes of 15,000-16,000 ft., separating the river Syr-darya from the river Zarafshan.
It is the capital of the Bernese Oberland, the snowy peaks of which are well seen from it.
These two rivers have emptied a large system of lakes, which in pre-Glacial times occupied the eastern zone, thus forming a region suitable for colonization in the broad valleys and hollows, where the rivers, as in the case with those in the north, cut through the Andes by narrow gaps, forming cataracts and rapids between the snowy peaks.
The scenery in the neighbourhood is magnificent, the snowy cones rising from amidst woods of araucaria, and being surrounded by blue lakes.
The portal opened, and she bounded through it, running to the brightest portal and through it to emerge on the snowy park behind the castle.
She turned in time to see Rhyn drop with an audible crunch from the air to the snowy roof.
Snowy and Fluffy (26/06/04) Snowy is a very handsome neutered male albino Netherland Dwarf x Dwarf Lop rabbit.
The vacation island offers a snowy alpine setting, a boardwalk boasting beach resort and a forest campground.
Nevertheless, being thus strangely compelled, the man descended and focused his camera on the snowy roadway.
Lose yourself in a snowy forest, toast the occasion by a log fire, go cross-country skiing to work up an appetite.
Currently I only have 2 snowy call ducks, 1 snowy call drake, and 1 gray call drake.
Whenever there was prolonged snowy weather, my mother invariably made a large dumpling, owing to its high calorie content.
The wolves, snowy owls and arctic foxes, buffalo to be found with many others at the Highland Wildlife Park.
In Jameson Land, we look for musk oxen and collared lemmings and predatory long-tailed skua, snowy owl and arctic fox.
Then as far north as the city of Tripoli and east through the snowy mountains to the ruins at Baalbek.
Heading north, the hiking guide tempted us to try a trail in the Great Snowy Mountains, eastern outliers of the Rockies.
Hedwig, the owl belonging to Harry Potter in the books, is a snowy owl.
In bright sunshine we were able to watch Snowy Sheathbills, Dolphin Gulls, Crested Ducks and Blackish oystercatchers at our leisure.
Our walks take you through a world of vertical rock, snowy ledges, long screes and verdant summer pastures.
Looking south, you see the snowy peaks of a distant mountain.
The heron rookery at nearby Smith Oaks offers intimate looks at nesting Roseate Spoonbill, Tricolored Heron and Snowy and Great Egrets.
Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.
If the artwork looks snowy all over, it is less than VG condition.
February 1969 was a very snowy month, one I have never seen bettered.
Beautiful sunny autumn days precede a cold and often snowy winter.
Well Summer is almost here and after the cold and wet and sometimes snowy winter, here's hoping Summer is a good one.
December 1981 was certainly the coldest December on record, but it was also quite snowy.
If itÃ¢s slightly snowy occasionally, then after switchover itÃ¢s likely your reception will improve.
In particularly snowy areas drivers have two options; either use winter tires or fit snow chains around the car's summer tires.
There were several stunning Roseate spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.
The snowy world the story is set in serves to reflect this emotional turmoil.
The Rev Peter Allen, a retired vicar, joined the team in the snowy weather in January this year.
For three years he wandered about trying in vain to recover his lost possessions; at last, in 5504, he gathered some troops, and crossing the snowy Hindu Kush besieged and captured the strong city of Kabul.
The formation of dense banks of cloud in the afternoon, when the up wind is strongest, along the southern face of the snowy ranges of the Himalaya, is a regular daily phenomenon during the hotter months of the year, and heavy rain, accompanied by electrical discharges, is the frequent result of such condensation.
Its moraines, though mostly obscured by vegetation and weathering, may still be traced; while on the snowy peaks at the headwaters of the Merced a considerable number of small glaciers, once tributary to the main Yosemite glacier, still exist.
After a cold and snowy night it needed a divining-rod to find it.
Early in the morning, while all things are crisp with frost, men come with fishing-reels and slender lunch, and let down their fine lines through the snowy field to take pickerel and perch; wild men, who instinctively follow other fashions and trust other authorities than their townsmen, and by their goings and comings stitch towns together in parts where else they would be ripped.
He remembered only the dull gray weather now rainy and now snowy, internal physical distress, and pains in his feet and side.
The snowy white scree is made from quartzite rock.
There were several stunning Roseate Spoonbills, White Ibis, Great, Little Blue and Snowy Egrets, also.
And snowshoe hares have pure white fur, which allows them to blend into their snowy environment without being seen.
Answer The rarest owl in Scotland would be the snowy owl.
Mia 's Story Mia lives with her family in a small South American village beneath the snowy mountains.
There is also an opportunity to view the snowy summit, weather dependant.
Jack London never led huskies into a snowy wilderness.
Mandy peered up the snowy slope to the ridge.
Well Summer is almost here and after the cold and wet and sometimes snowy winter, here 's hoping Summer is a good one.
In particularly snowy areas drivers have two options; either use winter tires or fit snow chains around the car 's summer tires.
The prairies are dry in thee summer but cold and snowy in the winter.
Try these tips to keep your boots snowy white.
Our winters are cold and snowy, and great for skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing.
Overseen by a snowy white owl that roosts in a little hole in the wall, this dark dining room has an occult air.
A snowy installation during the day gives way to a star spangled performance during the evening.
Going from snowy Alaska to sunny Hawaii on the same trip made for an odd juxtaposition during the family's vacation.
Hunting boots keep your feet warm and allow you to walk through wet, snowy areas without getting soaking wet.
You can make this as a holiday treat for your pet or save it as a snowy day project.
It also offers four-wheel drive, a major plus for fuel-conscious drivers who live in snowy climates.
With a bit of cotton batting mixed in with silver glitter, you can recreate the feel of a snowy scene.
Jump SpongeBob from snowy top to snowy top and avoid falling down the pits in between.
Outdoors, capture dad and the kids hauling the tree through a snowy field, or photograph the family's tree-trimming festivities indoors.
This fruity, snowy drink is always popular at cocktail parties and since it's alcohol-free you can sip without getting too tipsy.
In snowy weather, this can be pretty challenging.
Also, make sure you travel with chains or snow tires so when the roads get slick or snowy, you're prepared to stay safe.
Perhaps it is a tranquil ocean beach, a grassy meadow with patches of beautiful wildflowers, or a snowy mountain peak.
Use plastic icicles to continue the snowy theme, or hang a garland swag around the table.
A floor length gown may not be the best choice for walking over snowy or icy surfaces, however, and many brides choose a high-low hem that is ankle length in the front but swoops into a stately train.
One snowy evening, in the winter of 1982-83, my brother and took a walk down the avenue where we lived, to smoke cigarettes.
Stores in warmer climates don't usually stock the types of heavy materials sold in snowy climates.
Or, if you are buying winter wear because you live in a snowy climate, you want to cut down on the amount of winter colds if you can.
If you live in a climate in which it gets cool at night or snowy in the winter, these can protect the feet from the cold.
While down is not the best choice for rainy climates, this natural filler is an excellent choice for cold, snowy weather.
The shrubby A. mogadorensis forms snowy masses on a little islet on the Morocco coast, and has not been found elsewhere.
L. formosa is beautiful at all seasons, even in the depth of winter, owing to the color of its foliage, which is as green as the Holly; and it bears spikes of flowers of snowy whiteness like some delicate Orchid.
A. albida (White Rock Cress) will grow in any soil, where its sheets of snowy bloom may open in early spring.
Snow Wreath (Neviusia Alabamensis) - Introduced in 1882, the objection generally made to it is that the flowers, instead of a snowy whiteness, are a dingy green.
Snowy climates require more substantial styles, so opt for long cuts with warm linings.
You may see skis, snowy mountaintops, boughs of holly, candy canes, candles, penguins, wreaths and other images that relate to the season, but don't necessarily have anything to do with Christmas itself.
While not usually heavy enough to be worn on a snowy day, they will hold up to rain through the colder autumn and spring days.
However, organic fabrics are not bleached and thus aren't a pure snowy white, they are more of a creamy white beige.
I've actually picked it in February if it's not too snowy or icy.
While women who live in snowy climates may not be able to wear their capris during the coldest weather, women in more moderate climates can slip into these virtually anytime.
The term "snowbird" refers to people that leave the harsh, cold, snowy winters of their main home town and temporarily move to areas where the winter season is warm and sunny.
Victorinox is dedicated to the crafting of superior durable Swiss Army lenses that are, true to the name, produced in snowy Switzerland.
Some of my favorite picnics have been on cross-country skiing jaunts with friends into the snowy woods, sharing sandwiches and passing the bota bag of Chianti around.
Some places are cold and snowy during the deer hunting season while other places can be downright hot.
European travelers invented the crampon to help walk on the rough and snowy terrain in much of the northern part of the continent.
Royal icing can be colored red and green for a festive seasonal look or left white for a snowy effect.
Many patterns include designs for dog booties or paw covers to match the coat, and these can be a great option for dogs living in snowy or rainy climates.
The Shining Stars stuffed animal collection features various animals kids love, like cows, elephants, unicorns and a snowy owl.
Livening up a party when it's cold, blowy, and snowy outside can be a challenge.
Online, a person can find free pictures of Santa Claus, snowmen, snowy backgrounds, religious images etc. We have combed the web for you and have found several that are worth checking out.
Coming Home shows a Marine looking across a snowy yard at the house he's returning to, as it glows brightly.
After all, any speeding vehicle can be dangerous on a snowy night.
Cards in Korea usually feature snowy mountain scenes or other aspects of nature as opposed to religious art or pictures of animals or children.
If you are simply looking for a Christmas project to keep your children busy on a snowy day, the beaded ornaments you help them to create will make wonderful family heirlooms for years to come.
Cool pastels and jewel tones are preferable for these dark snowy days.
Try some of these activities to pass some rainy or snowy indoor hours.
They can be boots you wear on a snowy walk to the bus stop or kept on your feet all day.
These types of boots generally have attachments that allow hikers to attach crampons to them if needed for trekking up snowy inclines.
Blizzard. Truly the only boot he'll need for cold rainy or snowy days.
Whether you live in a warm climate and you just need to outfit a boy in basic boots, or you live in a snowy locale where lined boots and long johns are part of every day, winter boots for boys come in a wide variety.
However, ankle boots are also suitable for women who live in snowy climates.
For example, if your particular environment is usually very snowy, a suede boot is completely impractical and will likely suffer damage when exposed to moisture.
Creating beautiful Christmas cards is a relaxing and satisfying way to spend a snowy afternoon or evening.
The snowy months can get long for children, but you can help make the time pass more quickly with fun winter crafts for kids.
When kids are used to being able to play outside or go to the park, cold and snowy weather can seem frustrating.
Glue packing puffs on the cardboard to make a snowy landscape.
This activity is an ideal winter outdoor activity for those who live in snowy climates.
If you live in a snowy climate, but you hate working out indoors, a road bike may still be the best option for you, with skis, skates and snowshoes being your exercise equipment in the winter months.
A rainy or snowy afternoon can demand pajamas too, and involve either a family craft project, like making decorations, or perhaps playing a board game.
Featuring lots of snowy white with accents in blue and silver, it's a simple yet elegant theme that you can use for almost any winter celebration.
Roger was a tiny man, no taller than Cynthia, with snowy white hair and sparkling blue eyes.
The white Hummer limo made it up the snowy slope and slowed as it crossed the cleared cobblestone drive in front of the castle.
He made an audible crunch when he jumped onto the snowy roof.
He was in his stocking feet, snowy boots left by the back door after his day at the library and museum.
He stalked off into the forest, away from the castle and cliff. Toby clambered through the brush and trees after him, the angel's footsteps loud where Rhyn's were silent. Rhyn found a deer path and followed it until he reached a snowy meadow. Crossing it, he continued to look for a place to stash the angel where the kid wouldn't freeze to death. After another hour of walking, he found a small pocket in the roots of a massive tree.
She glanced at the snowy scene outside the mansion then gathered her small backpack of weapons and strode to the door.
She stepped into the cold, snowy day and pulled on a cap.
It stands at the mouth of the Veveyse and commands fine views of the snowy mountains seen over the glassy surface of the lake.
Chief among them are the snowy peak of Lirima (19,128 ft.) over the ravine of Tarapaca, the volcano of Isluga overhanging Camilla, the Bolivian peak of Sajama, and Tocora (19,741 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier.
During the rainy season, from October to May, the sky is generally clear at dawn, and the magnificent snowy peaks are clearly seen.
As this lower chain does not reach the snow-line, the streams rising from it are scanty, while the Santa, Pativilca and other coast-rivers which break through it from sources in the snowy chain have a greater volume from the melted snows.
The geography of the Western province includes many interesting features, the in many ways peculiar Albert Nyanza (q.v.), the great snowy range of Ruwenzori (q.v.), the dense Semliki, Budonga, Mpanga and Bunyaraguru forests, the salt lakes and salt springs of Unyoro and western Toro, the innumerable and singularly beautiful crater lakes of Toro and Ankole, the volcanic region of Mfumbiro (where active and extinct volcanoes rise in great cones to altitudes of from 11,000 to nearly 15,000 ft.), and the healthy plateaus of Ankole, which are in a lesser degree analogous in climate and position, and the Nandi plateau on the east of Victoria Nyanza.
Considering the great height of the snowy mountains about the valley, the climate of the Yosemite is remarkably mild.
The Murtagh (Snowy Mountain), the Karakoram (Black Mountain), and the Changchenmo are the most famous of these passes.
Men frequently say to me, "I should think you would feel lonesome down there, and want to be nearer to folks, rainy and snowy days and nights especially."
While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.
Ruwenzori is a snowy range, and not a single mountain.