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LEVECHE

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Originally appearing in Volume V16, Page 505 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LEVECHE, the name given to the dry hot sirocco wind in Spain; often incorrectly called the " solano." The direction of the Leveche is mostly from S.E., S. or S.W., and it occurs along the coast from Cabo de Gata to Cabo de Nao, and even beyond Malaga for a distance of some 10 m. inland.
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