polar cyclone

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polar cyclone

[′pō·lər ′sī‚klōn]
(meteorology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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