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hurricane

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature, Meteorology, Geography
hurricanehur‧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.
HurricaneHurricane noun  a type of British fighter aircraft which became famous in World War II for its success against enemy bombers and fighters see also Spitfire
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