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- n. alternative, anglicised form of libecchio
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The southwest wind.
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By the way, how little the sea gives to Rome (except at the Aventine corner sometimes by a violent libeccio), and how one feels the futility of this tideless
When we reached the little quay we found the surf of the libeccio still rolling heavily into the gulf.
At night the wild libeccio still rose, with floods of rain and lightning poured upon the waste.
Pole has an elevation of 27 and a half degrees beyond their horizon: and they are 280 leagues distant from this city of Lisbon, by the wind between mezzo di and libeccio: where we remained eight days, taking in provision of water, and wood and other necessary things: and from here, having said our Pier prayers, we weighed anchor, and gave the sails to the wind, beginning our course to westward, taking one-quarter by southwest: and so we sailed on till at the end of 37 days we reached a land which we deemed to be a continent: which is distant westwardly from the isles of Canary about a thousand leagues beyond the inhabited region within the torrid zone: for we found the
I, 29, I-- now the ruins of Dineir); _oriente_ -- East; _africo libezco_ (for libeccio -- South West).