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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The winter wind (from the opposite of South) in Spain; Also: A strong cold wind (from the opposite of southwest) in Mexico and on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

Usage examples (38)
  • So, when a norte is blowing it gets cold here in Merida.
  • But el norte is no place for traditional teenagers to grow up.
  • A norte is expected this evening, but at least it will now be in our favour, and will drive us towards Havana.
  • Yes this is very unusual weather, and there is another "norte" coming, what effects south Fl. also effects us here in the Yucatan. for more
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