northwest wind

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Noun1.northwest wind - a wind from the northwest
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
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Jones describes this xibeifeng as "a combination of Chinese folk music and disco with lyrical meditations on traditional Chinese culture and the dilemmas posed by China's new era of rapid modernization".