horse latitude


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Related to horse latitude: westerlies, ITCZ, Roaring forties, Free trade zone
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Noun1.horse latitude - either of two belts or regions near 30 degrees north or 30 degrees south; characterized by calms and light-baffling winds
line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel, latitude - an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
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It's just that when I was young and even now, in my late 40s, it's so much easier to find, say, Abraham Verghese's Cutting for Stone, an Ethiopian novel set mostly in Addis Ababa, or Irish poet Paul Muldoon's Horse Latitudes than Nick Joaquin's Manila, My Manila.
Many of the terms are endearing, such as anvil zits, cloud streets, horse latitudes, knuckles, mamma clouds, steam clouds and, of course, graupel.
As the horse latitudes of July encircle our days, readers of Strategies might be forgiven if their thoughts are fixed on vacation time, beach houses and fireworks.
A memoir, Uncle Dad, appeared in 1987, and his story collection, Letters From the Horse Latitudes, in 1994.
This is true, of course, throughout what one hesitates to call his "corpus," given that in Horse Latitudes the end of art, as of war and love, is road kill.
His latest volume of poems is called Horse Latitudes.