hurricane-force wind

[hur-i-keyn-fawrs wind, -fohrs, huhr- or, esp. British, -kuh n-]

noun

a wind, not necessarily a hurricane, having a speed of more than 72 miles per hour (32 m/sec): the strongest of the winds.

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