Definitions

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  • proper noun Greek mythology The god of the West Wind.
  • proper noun poetic The west wind personified

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ζέφυρος (Zephuros)

Examples

  • "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

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

    Housing Holdouts

  • 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

  • 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

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

    May 2006

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

    Still knitting

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

    June 2006

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

    SF Tidbits for 6/1/06

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

    Oregon shawl, FINISHED! (Lotsa pictures)

  • 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

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