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northeaster

a strong wind or storm from the northeast
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northeaster

[nor′thē·stər or nȯ′rē·stər]
(meteorology)
A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

northeaster

A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor'easter.
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