galerne

galerne

[gə′lərn]
(meteorology)
A squally northwesterly wind that is cold, humid, and showery, occurring in the rear of a low-pressure area over the English Channel and off the Atlantic coast of France and northern Spain. Also known as galerna; galerno; giboulee.
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Ce mot, poursuit-elle, tiendrait son origine d'un vieux terme marin francais, << galerne >> qui signifie vent d'ouest, un vent qui precede la pluie.
Distance aveugle and L'invisible parole both appeared in earlier form over twenty years ago, with Robert and La Galerne respectively.
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