a mountain range in SE Australia, part of the Australian Alps: famous hydroelectric scheme Also called (Austral informal) the Snowy, the Snowies
noun 1. a diurnal, arctic and subarctic owl, Nyctea scandiaca, having white plumage with dark brown markings. noun 1. a large owl, Nyctea scandiaca, of tundra regions, having a white plumage flecked with brown
noun 1. a small plover, Charadrius alexandrinus, mainly of the U.S. and Mexico, having a white breast and sand-colored upper parts.
- Snowy river
noun 1. a river in SE Australia, rising in SE New South Wales: waters diverted through a system of dams and tunnels across the watershed into the Murray and Murrumbidgee Rivers for hydroelectric power and to provide water for irrigation. Length: 426 km (265 miles)