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snowbird

One who leaves their home to stay in a warmer climate during the winter months (as to avoid snow and other winter weather). Often said of retirees. Now that my parents are retired, they're total snowbirds—they leave New York after Christmas and spend the rest of the winter in Florida.
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Snowbird officials stated, There will be no access from American Fork Canyon to our proposed lifts, as for the concerns residents had about access to the lifts from Utah County.
The snowbirds point out the the Canada-US economic relationship is one of the largest in the world.
Snowbird, twinned with Zermatt in Switzerland, prides itself on its off-piste powder snow and is full of challenging black runs for advanced skiers.
For 23 years, Miller had a driver's-seat view of that lifestyle: She was such a gregarious booster of it, Junction City RV manufacturer Country Coach outfitted her in a new rig each winter and made her its unofficial ambassador to snowbird destinations from Quartzite, Ariz., to Palm Beach, Fla.
In 2001 Brooks and Stratford attempted the crossing with Snowbird 5, but the vehicle's floatation tanks were damaged while climbing back onto an ice ridge and the expedition was aborted.
Snowbird 6 triumphed in the Strait where many others--including the Ford Motor Company and Sir Ranulph Fiennes--have failed.
Snowbird must cope with moving ice on the 56-mile Bering Strait.
She said: 'The team did not have the necessary facilities in Alaska to undertake the repairs and they became worried Snowbird was not strong enough to make the journey.
Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort is extending its ski and snowboarding expanse to 500 acres in the winter season of 1999-00 with the addition of a natural bowl, called Mineral Basin.
Crushing Rock is a snowbird of a different feather.
That night, while wind howled through the frozen wilderness and sleet rattled against the roof and window panes, we sat in comfort beside the open fire and listened to stories of this big land of Santeetlah and the Snowbird Mountains.
This book is an anthropological study of Snowbird, a small Cherokee community in North Carolina.
THE 1988 SNOWBIRD REPORT: A DISCIPLINE MATURES Chairs of the departments in the U.S.
As part of its strategic, on-going Clean Eating Campaign, Snowbird steers clear of allergens and is waging war against additives like sodium and phosphates.