(on the Adriatic coasts) a violent, dry, cold wind blowing from the north or northeast.
Other definitions for bora (2 of 2)
an Australian Aboriginal initiation rite in which boys are accepted into the tribe as men.
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How to use bora in a sentence
Osama bin Laden was far from alone at Tora bora when American military units had him within their reach.How Al Qaeda Escaped Afghanistan and Lived to Fight Another Day | Yaniv Barzilai | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But from Tora bora onward, political life in America became one frustration after the next.
It was no secret that the core of al Qaeda retreated to Tora bora in the previous weeks.How Bin Laden Escaped in 2001—The lessons of Tora Bora | Yaniv Barzilai | December 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Instead, the military opted to send forty additional Army special operators to Tora bora.How Bin Laden Escaped in 2001—The lessons of Tora Bora | Yaniv Barzilai | December 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
First show this morning was Zoe Jourdan, with MTV's Laura Whitmore in the front row, followed by bora Aksu.
bora on April 27, 1852, this prelate was a man of great culture and a distinguished linguist, who had travelled considerably.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Luther's marriage with Katharine of bora was blessed with six children, who were raised severely but piously.Life of Luther | Gustav Just
All of them, moreover, suffer from the visitations of the bora, which blows from the north sometimes for weeks on end.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1 | Henry Baerlein
Luther married Catharine de bora, an escaped nun—a remarkably handsome woman.
Under the rising moon we came in through the perilous passage of the reef of bora bora and dropped anchor off Vaitapé village.The Cruise of the Snark | Jack London
British Dictionary definitions for bora (1 of 2)
(sometimes capital) a violent cold north wind blowing from the mountains to the E coast of the Adriatic, usually in winter
British Dictionary definitions for bora (2 of 2)
an initiation ceremony of native Australians, introducing youths to manhood
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