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  • n. Plural form of trade wind.

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Examples

  • It functioned as a catalytic laser, oxidizing the passion that slept unaware in a violet, releasing the trade winds bottled up in orange peel; identifying by name and number the butterflies dissolved in chips of sandalwood and marrying them off, one by one, to the wealthy sons of musk.

    La insistencia de J├╝rgen Fauth

  • In four minutes the upper margin of the deep-red orb that was the sun would edge above the horizon; and it would find a clear sky and a southeasterly breeze from the trade winds ruffling the low swell into lazy wavelets.

    Graf Spee

  • The trade winds that would carry them across the Indian Ocean were late that year, forcing the fleet to tarry almost a month at the island.

    Alexander the Great

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