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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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Today, only the fog and williwaws visit the emplacements and rusting machines of war wasting away oft the tundra and treeless mountains, but here was a battle pitting warriors against each other and nature against all--a battle not to he forgotten in a place called Attu.