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Coromuel

[ kaw-rom-yoo-el ]
/ kɔˈrɒm yuˌɛl /
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noun
a cooling westerly breeze that flows in from the Pacific Ocean over the La Paz region of the southern Baja California peninsula of Mexico.
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Origin of Coromuel

First recorded in 1840–50; Hispanicization of family name of U.S. Navy petty officer Samuel Cromwell, who often visited La Paz in Baja California and was executed at sea for plotting a mutiny (1841)
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