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hurricane-force wind

[ hur-i-keyn-fawrs -wind, -fohrs, huhr- or, especially British, -kuhn- ]
/ ˈhɜr ɪˌkeɪnˌfɔrs ˈwɪnd, -ˌfoʊrs, ˈhʌr- or, especially British, -kən- /
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noun

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

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