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ˈbɔr i əs, ˈboʊr-bore·as
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north wind, northerly, norther, boreasnoun
a wind that blows from the north
(Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
"Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold"
The god of the North Wind.
the north wind personified
The north wind.
Etymology: From Βορέας
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The north wind.
Boreas, and Cærias, and Argestas loud,
And Thrascias, rend the woods, and seas up-turn. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x. l. 699.
the north wind; -- usually a personification
Boreas is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style created in 1903 by John William Waterhouse.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bō′re-as, n. the north wind.—adj. Bō′real. [L. and Gr.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the god of the north wind, and son of the Titan Astræus and of Aurora.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A classical name for the north wind, still in use; indeed a brackish proverb for extreme severity of weather says--"Cold and chilly, like Boreas with an iceberg in each pocket."
(Bo′reas), the north wind, son of Astraeus and Aurora.
“... I snatched her from the rigid north, Her native bed, on which bleak Boreas blew, And bore her nearer to the sun....” (Young, 1710.)
The numerical value of boreas in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of boreas in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- aquilon, boréeFrench
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