Williwaw meaning

wĭlē-wô
A violent gust of cold wind blowing seaward from a mountainous coast, especially in the Straits of Magellan.
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A sudden gust of wind; a squall.
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A sudden, violent, cold wind blowing down from mountain passes toward the coast in far northern or southern latitudes, as on the Alaskan coast and Aleutians, and in the Strait of Magellan.
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A state of extreme confusion, turmoil, or agitation.
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(nautical) A strong gust of cold wind.
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Origin of williwaw

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    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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