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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A storm or gale blowing from the northwest.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A strong wind blowing from the northwest

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A storm or gale from the northwest; a strong northwest wind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wind or gale from the northwest.
  • n. In Canada, one who is employed by the Northwest Fur Company.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a wind from the northwest

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