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tramontana

[ trah-muhn-tah-nuh, -tan-uh; Italian trah-mawn-tah-nah ]
/ 藢tr蓱 m蓹n藞t蓱 n蓹, -藞t忙n 蓹; Italian 藢tr蓱 m蓴n藞t蓱 n蓱 /
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noun, plural tra路mon路ta路nas, Italian tra路mon路ta路ne [trah-mawn-tah-ne]. /藢tr蓱 m蓴n藞t蓱 n蓻/.
a cold wind from the north or northeast that blows in the western Mediterranean.
any north wind issuing from a mountainous region.
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Origin of tramontana

1605鈥15; <Italian, noun use of feminine of tramontanotramontane
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