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boreas


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boreas  \Bo"re*as\,  n.  [L.  boreas,  Gr  ?.] 
  The  north  wind;  --  usually  a  personification. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boreas 
  n  1:  a  wind  from  the  north  [syn:  {north  wind},  {norther}] 
  2:  (Greek  mythology)  the  god  who  personified  the  north  wind; 
  "Boreas  was  pictured  as  bearded  and  powerful  and  winged 
  and  draped  against  the  cold"  [syn:  {Boreas}] 




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