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EUROCLYDON (Gr. eupos, east wind; KM)...

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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 906 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EUROCLYDON (Gr. eupos, east wind; KM)bwv, wave), a stormy wind from the N.E. or N.N.E. in the eastern Mediterranean. Where the Authorized Version of the Bible (Acts xxvii. 14) mentions euroclydon, the Revised Version, taking the reading evpasVXwv, has euraquilo, or north-easter. The word is sometimes used for the Bora (q.v.).
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