Definitions for BOREASˈbɔr i əs, ˈboʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bo•re•asˈbɔr i əs, ˈboʊr-(n.)

  1. the ancient Greek god of the north wind.

    Category: Mythology

Princeton's WordNet

  1. north wind, northerly, norther, boreas(noun)

    a wind that blows from the north

  2. Boreas(noun)

    (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind

    "Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold"

Wiktionary

  1. Boreas(ProperNoun)

    The god of the North Wind.

  2. Boreas(ProperNoun)

    the north wind personified

  3. boreas(Noun)

    The north wind.

  4. Origin: From Βορέας

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boreas(noun)

    the north wind; -- usually a personification

Freebase

  1. Boreas

    Boreas is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style created in 1903 by John William Waterhouse.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Boreas

    the god of the north wind, and son of the Titan Astræus and of Aurora.

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