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cyclone

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsaɪkləʊn/
a violent storm with very strong winds that move in a circleWind and windsStormy weatherStormy weatherWind and winds
Translations of “cyclone”
in Korean 사이클론…
in Arabic إعصار…
in French cyclone…
in Turkish kasırga, hortum, siklon…
in Italian ciclone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旋風, 氣旋, 龍捲風…
in Russian циклон…
in Polish cyklon…
in Spanish ciclón…
in Portuguese ciclone…
in German der Zyklon…
in Catalan cicló…
in Japanese サイクロン(インド洋の熱帯低気圧)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旋风, 气旋, 龙卷风…
(Definition of cyclone from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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