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hurricane in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhurricanehur‧ri‧cane /ˈhʌrɪkən $ ˈhɜːrəkeɪn/ ●●○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNWEATHERa storm that has very strong fast winds and that moves over watercyclone, typhoon, tornadosee thesaurus at storm, wind
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hurricaneIn 1842 six ships were at anchor in Funchal Bay when a hurricane blew them all on to the shore.They had the shattering, overwhelming strength of earthquake and hurricane and volcano.So the fares were collected, the ship was going come hurricane, cyclone, what-have-you.If I resembled her emotionally, I was in for years of domestic hurricane.Trent knew that Mariana was waiting for the hurricane to fall on them.As if enraged at its defeat by the mountains, the hurricane once more turned inland.The hurricane arrival of Alanis Morissette.The hurricane would drive Golden Girl where it willed.