a fierce, cold northerly wind of lowland and coastal regions, esp. along the Adriatic Sea
Origin of boraItalian dialect, dialectal for borea ; from Classical Latin boreas, Boreas
A violent, cold, northeasterly winter wind on the Adriatic Sea.
Origin of boraItalian dialectal, from Latin Boreās, Boreas; see Boreas.
- A initiation ceremony for males among the Aborigines of New South Wales.
From Gamilaraay būru.
- A cold, often dry, northeasterly wind which blows, sometimes in violent gusts, down from mountains on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. It also applies to cold, squally, downslope winds in other parts of the world.