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the mistral

noun [S] uk   /mɪˈstrɑːl/ us  
a strong, cold, dry wind that blows south through France to the Mediterranean
Translations of “the mistral”
in Chinese (Traditional) 密史脫拉風(地中海北岸的一種乾冷北風)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 密史脱拉风(地中海北岸的一种干冷北风)…
(Definition of the mistral from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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