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Hurricane Alley

[ hur-i-keyn al-ee; huhr- or, especially British, -kuhn ]
/ ˈhɜr ɪˌkeɪn ˈæl i; ˈhʌr- or, especially British, -kən /
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noun
(sometimes lowercase) an area of warm water in the Atlantic Ocean noted for its significant hurricane activity, extending from the west coast of northern Africa to the east coast of Central America and the Gulf and east coasts of the southern United States: Climatologists are paying close attention to the trend of rising temperatures in Hurricane Alley, especially since 2005.
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Origin of Hurricane Alley

First recorded in 1925–30 as an informal name for the Gulf Stream; current sense dates from 1955
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