Definition of 'impassable'
Example sentences containing 'impassable'
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Thousands of homes were without electricity, many roads were impassable and hundreds of drivers were stranded.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
By November they had to return to winter quarters because most roads were impassable and because there was no forage.The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)
Scores of people were still stranded across the region as police and rescue services battled to reach them, with many roads impassable.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Its rivers and roads are impassable for most of the year, and small aeroplanes are often the only way in or out.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The worst snow in years made the roads impassable and aid agencies struggled to reach the refugees, who were left with very little food and fuel.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
In Wales, dozens of roads were impassable last night and a number of bridges were closed to vehicles.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
DURING the snow my daughter, a health visitor, did her rounds on foot as many side roads were impassable.The Sun (2011)
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