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tornado

noun [C] uk   /tɔːˈneɪ.dəʊ/ us    /tɔːrˈneɪ.doʊ/ (plural tornadoes or tornados) (US informal also twister)
B2 a strong, dangerous wind that forms itself into an upside-down spinning cone and is able to destroy buildings as it moves across the ground
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