Definitions

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  • proper n. The god of the West Wind.
  • proper n. The west wind personified

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Ζέφυρος (Zephuros) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Vance Fox Tommy Hilfiger co-founder Joel Horowitz built "Tranquility," a stone mansion on 210 acres in Zephyr Cove, Nev.

    Housing Holdouts

  • "I feel the property is worth every penny — and probably then some," says Tommy Hilfiger co-founder Joel Horowitz, who has been asking $100 million for his 210-acre estate in Zephyr Cove, Nev., since July 2006, when the National Association of Realtors 'then-Chief Economist David Lereah said that housing appeared to be headed for a soft landing in most markets.

    The Holdouts

  • The arrival of the wind-driven ship, Zephyr, is her chance for a better life.

    REVIEW: Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse edited by John Joseph Adams

  • Zephyr is a respected agent of E.M.P.I.R.E., while twin brother Cass has worked as hard at making his father disappointed in him as he has at being a creep-for-hire.

    Boing Boing

  • Tobias Buckell's story "Waiting for the Zephyr" is now available as an audiobook or podcast released under the Creative Commons license.

    June 2006

  • Hm. Didn't you tell me that Zephyr is finer than the weight/gauge the pattern actually calls for?

    Oregon shawl, FINISHED! (Lotsa pictures)

  • I'm doing it in Zephyr, because that's what I had on hand.

    Still knitting

  • The people call it Sabáh, probably for Sabá, the "Zephyr" -- the Bád-i-Sabá of poetry; also El-Farawi, because it blows at night.

    The Land of Midian

  • The "Zephyr" -- her master and three or four men killed, and a midshipman and several men wounded.

    Ben Burton Born and Bred at Sea

  • The film has been shooting under the code title Zephyr, but that seems quite unlikely to be the final title once it’s all said and done.

    Paul Dano Joins James Mangold’s Wichita Project | /Film

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