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galenoun [C]

us   /ɡeɪl/
a very strong wind
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galenoun [C]

uk   /ɡeɪl/ us   /ɡeɪl/
a very strong wind: Hundreds of old trees were blown down in the gales.
(Definition of gale from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gale”
in Korean 강풍…
in Arabic عاصِفة…
in Malaysian angin kencang…
in French grand vent…
in Russian сильный ветер, буря…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大風…
in Italian vento fortissimo…
in Turkish fırtına, sert rüzgâr, bora…
in Polish wichura…
in Spanish vendaval, galerna…
in Vietnamese cơn gió mạnh…
in Portuguese vendaval, ventania…
in Thai ลมแรง…
in German der Sturm…
in Catalan vendaval…
in Japanese 強風…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大风…
in Indonesian angin kencang…
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