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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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The conglomeration, called the North West Company, was also known as the Nor'Westers. For the next 42 years, the company controlled the fur trade from the Arctic Ocean to the Mississippi River and from the St.
It is a working recreation of the original fort, which was operated between 1803 and 1821 by the Nor'Westers company and was named after the company's chief director William McGillivray.
The presence of the Selkirk settlers, who began to arrive in 1812, was resented by the "Nor'westers" as a threat to the fur trade.
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Deputy Director at the department Mosammat Ayesha Khatun told The News Today that mild to intense nor'westers may hit the northern and central regions for two to three days while the other regions may experience mild to moderate thunderstorms at end level of March or beginning of April.
While Kostash confirms the evidence that the Nor'westers were anxious to disperse the Hudson's Bay Company-sponsored settlers, she also provides ample evidence that, contrary to a long-held mythology regarding Manitoba's first white settlers, they were at least as much pawns of a company's efforts to establish primacy in the region as were the Metis.
On 15 August 2017, seventeen members and guests of Sir John Johnson Centennial Branch were the guests of the Glengarry, Nor'Westers & Loyalist Museum in Williamstown, Ontario.
yThe Severe Thunderstorm Observations and Regional Modeling (STORM) program was originally conceived for understanding the severe thunderstorms locally known as "kal baisakhi" or nor'westers that affect West Bengal and the northeastern parts of India during the premonsoon season (March-May).
in 1784 but switched in 1797 to the Nor'westers. In 1807 he opened the first trading post west of the Rockies and surveyed the Columbia River in 1811.
Problem was, the Nor'Westers, the French inhabitants, and the Metis also laid claim to the land, disputing the Hudson's Bay Company's right to give it away.
A War of 1812 Veterans' Plaque Unveiling Ceremony honouring Sir John Johnson took place on Thursday, 23 June 2016, at the Johnson Family Burial Vault in Mont-Saint-Gregoire, Quebec, in the presence of ninety members and guests of Sir John Johnson Centennial Branch UELAC, of Heritage Branch UELAC, of the Glengarry, Nor'Westers and Loyalist Museum, Williamstown, Ontario and members of the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry and of the Canadian Voltigeurs.