- (on the Adriatic coasts) a violent, dry, cold wind blowing from the north or northeast.
Origin of bora1
- an initiation rite of the Aborigines in which boys are accepted into the tribe as men.
Origin of bora2
Examples from the Web for bora
Contemporary Examples of bora
First show this morning was Zoe Jourdan, with MTV's Laura Whitmore in the front row, followed by Bora Aksu.London Fashion Week Kicks Off
February 15, 2013
By contrast, not too long ago, a gentleman checked into an exclusive Bora Bora resort with his mistress.Hotels that Help You Cheat
October 13, 2009
Historical Examples of bora
Then I learned that his wife had been born on Bora Bora and still owned a house there.The Cruise of the Snark
And Bora, with a dark glance at Paul, walked in the direction indicated.
You may ride in state to the cathedral, but only to witness the crowning of Bora.
In passing along one of the corridors Zabern encountered the Duke of Bora.
Have I got rid of Bora only to find that he has left a successor in the cabinet?
- (sometimes capital) a violent cold north wind blowing from the mountains to the E coast of the Adriatic, usually in winter
Word Origin for bora
- an initiation ceremony of native Australians, introducing youths to manhood