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cyclone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature, Meteorology, Geography
cyclonecy‧clone /ˈsaɪkləʊn $ -kloʊn/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNa very strong wind that moves very fast in a circlehurricane, typhoonsee thesaurus at storm, wind
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cycloneMay 1991: international economic assistance for cyclone disaster.Since then we have had cyclones, wars, floods, so many things to add and subtract.So the fares were collected, the ship was going come hurricane, cyclone, what-have-you.The north and south winds met where the house stood, and made it the exact centre of the cyclone.Griffin output fell because of maintenance and downtime associated with cyclone Gertie.
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