Gale

[ geyl ]
/ geɪl /

noun

Zo·na [zoh-nuh] /ˈzoʊ nə/, 1874–1938, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and poet.
a female or male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for zona gale (1 of 2)

gale1
/ (ɡeɪl) /

noun

a strong wind, specifically one of force seven to ten on the Beaufort scale or from 45 to 90 kilometres per hour
(often plural) a loud outburst, esp of laughter
archaic, poetic a gentle breeze

Word Origin for gale

C16: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for zona gale (2 of 2)

gale2
/ (ɡeɪl) /

noun

short for sweet gale

Word Origin for gale

Old English gagel; related to Middle Low German gagel
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