libeccio


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libeccio

(lɪˈbɛtʃɪəʊ) or

libecchio

n
(Physical Geography) a strong westerly or southwesterly wind blowing onto the W coast of Corsica
[Italian, via Latin, from Greek libs]
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Muscat, Aug 24 (ONA) Sayyid Said bin Ibrahim al-Busaidi, Deputy Governor of Muscat Governorate received in his office today Daniele Martinuzzi, Commander of the Italian Ship Libeccio.
During 2011's Operation MOBILE, Canada sent seven CF-18s to take part in Task Force Libeccio, which enforced the Libyan arms embargo and no-fly zone.
30 (1m 2f 46yds, PS4,500 added): 1 NOTARISED (A Kirby) 9-2; 2 DULLINGHAM 11-4; 3 LIBECCIO (FR) 10-1.
Of the sixty bombs dropped, a quarter failed to explode, including the bombs that hit the cruiser Trento, the destroyer Libeccio, and two fleet auxiliaries.