tropical cyclone

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tropical cyclone

n.
A violent storm originating over tropical or subtropical waters, characterized by violent rainstorms and high-velocity cyclonic winds.

trop′ical cy′clone


n.
a cyclone that begins in the tropics and can develop into a hurricane or typhoon.
[1915–20]
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Not that uncommon really, given that British sport is a kind of Hurricane Alley for this sort of thing.
The Ballydoyle stable jockey, who is leading Ireland's title race with 72 winners, was lucky to escape serious injury when his mount Hurricane Alley clipped heels with and brought down Queen Althea and apprentice Tim Carroll in a 2m handicap at the all-weather course.
The central zone, from Alabama to the Mississippi Delta, is hurricane alley.
HATTERAS BLUES: A STORY FROM THE EDGE OF AMERICA is part biography and part regional history: it uses the experiences of one long-time fisherman on North Carolina's outer banks to reveal the issues of a fading industry and the development of Hatteras Village in the heart of Hurricane Alley.
Only in New Orleans: a city reclaimed from marsh, lower than the sea (and still sinking), on Hurricane Alley, where pumps must work even during a normal rainstorm.
That said, most IT organizations recognize that some level of disaster recovery planning and implementation is a requirement, even if their business doesn't happen to be located in Hurricane Alley.
The other dealer owns a shop on the edge of Hurricane Alley but in a much more rural area.
At the same time, New Orleans sits on the center stripe of hurricane alley.
GER LYONS, who gained one of the biggest successes of his career with Green Lassy in last year's Ulster Derby, will run Hurricane Alley in Northern Ireland's richest Flat race on Saturday.
00) renews rivalry with Hurricane Alley in the Visit Turftours.
The luxury tower may be OK to live in especially when that giant spring is installed to allow it a bit of give in this hurricane alley, but the attached block is modelled on a Stasi interrogation unit from cold war East Berlin.