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hurricane

noun [C]  us   /ˈhɜr·əˌkeɪn, ˈhʌr·ə-/
earth science a violent storm with strong circular winds of at least 72 miles (or 118 kilometers) per hour, esp. in the western Atlantic Ocean
Translations of “hurricane”
in Arabic إعْصار…
in Korean 허리케인…
in Malaysian hurikan…
in French ouragan…
in Turkish kasırga, hortum, bora…
in Italian uragano…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指西大西洋的)颶風…
in Russian ураган…
in Polish huragan…
in Vietnamese bão…
in Spanish huracán…
in Portuguese furacão…
in Thai พายุเฮอริเคน…
in German der Hurrikan…
in Catalan huracà…
in Japanese ハリケーン…
in Indonesian topan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指西大西洋的)飓风…
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