from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A storm or gale blowing from the northwest.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A strong wind blowing from the northwest

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

  • noun a wind from the northwest


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