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Northwest wind   /nˌɔrθwˈɛst wɪnd/   Listen
Northwest wind

A wind from the northwest.  Synonym: northwester.

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"Northwest wind" Quotes from Famous Books

... blaze lapped swiftly over the roof and ate into the walls, the horses struggled through the deep drift, lunging desperately to gain a few yards, then turned to stand with ears pricked up at the strange sight, shivering in the bitter northwest wind that ...
— North of Fifty-Three • Bertrand W. Sinclair

... was intensely cold, and in going to Brudenell the sisters had to face a fierce northwest wind. In walking through the valley they were sheltered by the wood; but in climbing the hill upon the opposite side they could scarcely keep their feet against the ...
— Ishmael - In the Depths • Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

Words linked to "Northwest wind" :   current of air, wind, air current

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