Azores high

[ uh-zawrz-hahy, ey-zawrz ]
/ əˈzɔrz ˈhaɪ, ˈeɪ zɔrz /

noun Meteorology.

a semipermanent subtropical high in the North Atlantic Ocean, centered near the Azores during the winter and early spring: when the system is displaced westward and becomes centered near Bermuda during the summer and early fall, it is known as the Bermuda high .

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Also called Ber·mu·da-A·zores high [ber-myoo-duh-uh-zawrz-hahy, ey-zawrz] /bərˈmyu də əˈzɔrz ˈhaɪ, ˈeɪ zɔrz/ .

Origin of Azores high

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words nearby Azores high

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