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Fremantle Doctor

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  • proper n. The sea breeze that blows from the Indian Ocean over Perth, Western Australia.

Etymologies

Named after the city (now within Perth suburbs) of Fremantle, which is the direction the wind comes from to reach central districts of Perth; called the "doctor" for the relief it brings on hot summer days. (Wiktionary)

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