north wind

a wind that blows from the north
Syn: ↑northerly, ↑norther, ↑boreas
Derivationally related forms: ↑boreal (for: ↑boreas), ↑northerly (for: ↑norther)
Hypernyms: ↑wind, ↑air current, ↑current of air
Hyponyms: ↑bise, ↑bize, ↑mistral, ↑tramontane, ↑tramontana

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north wind
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