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williwaw

[′wil·ē‚wȯ]
(meteorology)
A very violent squall in the Straits of Magellan; it may occur in any month but occurs most frequently in winter.
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All I know is, when them oil-dock boys finished fillin' the Narcissus' tanks this evenin', I heard old Fatso Annie say she had to pick up her Williwaw Island tow in time to hit the start o' the ebb tide at Totem-pole Pass, an' ride it through.
We ain't got oil enough left even to take to Williwaw, an' no way to get any till mornin'.
ZONE 4: Hartlepool, Renaissance, Duet, Royalist, Queen Galadriel, Rupel, Excelsior, Discovery, Ocean Scout, Offshore Scout, Kuituran, Frithjof II, Vagabundo IV, Tordenskjold, Smialy, Juan de Langara, Williwaw, Black Diamond of Durham, Flora;
Gore Vidal has written over twenty novels (starting with Williwaw in 1946), three mystery novels under the pseudonym of Edgar Box, nearly a hundred television scripts, a volume of short stories, two very successful Broadway plays (Visit to a Small Planet, 338 performances; and The Best Man, 520 performances), film scripts, and a collection of essays on literature and politics.
PetZoo employees and Williwaw Elementary School have formed a partnership, which includes Northern Lights Veterinary and Laser Center and local rescue/adoption groups to help educate students on responsible pet ownership and the important roles pets play in everyday life.
Young adults and even more mature listeners will enjoy this carefully paced coming-of-age family story that reminds me of Bodette's Williwaw because it really is the story of two children on their own trying to navigate their way to adulthood.
SIZE THEATER BANQUET Explorers Hall - 3 Rooms 1,930 197 x 98 2,500 1,400 Summit Hall - 14 Rooms 1,122 197 x 57 1,400 850 Board Room 1,193 30 x 40 100 80 Williwaw 544 18 x 30 36 25 Redoubt 544 18 x 30 36 25 Foraker 548 18 x 30 36 25 Spurr 315 20 x 16 24 16 O'Malley 368 20 x 18 24 16 ROOM NAME CLASSROOM RECEPTION ROUNDS DINNER-DANCE Explorers Hall - 3 Rooms 1,500 Summit Hall - 14 Rooms 960 Board Room 60 Williwaw 30 Redoubt 30 Foraker 30 Spurr 24 O'Malley 24 AMENITIES -- AIRPORT SHUTTLE: RESTAURANT: ROOM SERVICE: LOUNGE / BAR: FITNESS: POOL: IN-ROOM DATAPHONES:
Several years ago, Neeser's construction company completed the $8 million Williwaw Elementary School a year ahead of schedule.
The approximately 17,000-square-foot building, designed by KPB Architects, is being transformed into an urban arts, food, event, and entertainment destination, Williwaw.
Williwaws (blasts of wind) are known to rush down the steep mountainsides, but the anchorage is secure.
Instead of putting a stop to Hitler's "Desert Fox" in Africa, soldiers boarded transport ships and sailed north to the Aleutian Islands where the freezing waters of' the Bering Sea and the North Pacific Ocean collide, a place where storms, called williwaws, grant no mercy, and mistakes can send ships and men to icy graves on the ocean floor.