traversia

traversia

[‚tra·vər′sē·ə]
(meteorology)
A South American nautical term (especially Chile) for a west wind from the sea.
References in classic literature ?
The land, as in Chile, owes its fertility entirely to artificial irrigation; and it is really wonderful to observe how extraordinarily productive a barren traversia is thus rendered.
We had to cross a long and most sterile traversia of fifteen leagues.
Address : Traversia De La Peregrina 5, 3a, Bertamirans