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Origin of nor'wester
Words nearby nor'wester
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British Dictionary definitions for nor'wester
/ (ˌnɔːˈwɛstə) /
a less common name for sou'wester
a drink of strong liquor
a strong northwest wind
NZ a hot dry wind from the Southern Alps
Word Origin for nor'wester
C18 (in the sense: storm from the northwest): a contraction of northwester
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