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hurricane

noun [C] uk   /ˈhʌr.ɪ.kən/ /-keɪn/ us    /ˈhɝː-/
a violent wind that has a circular movement, especially in the West Atlantic Ocean: The state of Florida was hit by a hurricane that did serious damage. Hurricane force (= very strong) winds are expected tonight.
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in Korean 허리케인…
in Arabic إعْصار…
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 Spanish huracán…
in Portuguese furacão…
in German der Hurrikan…
in Catalan huracà…
in Japanese ハリケーン…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指西大西洋的)飓风…
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