nor'wester


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nor'wester

[nȯr′wes·tər]
(meteorology)

nor'wester

nor'wester
nor'wester
A northwest wind. More often refers to the widespread line squalls occurring in the West Bengal, Orissa, and Bihar regions of India during premonsoon seasons. These occur in the afternoons and the early part of the night and generate very high-speed winds and a large quantity of precipitation. Also spelled northwester.
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