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 (nôrth-ē′stər, nôr-ē′-)
A storm or gale blowing from the northeast.


(ˌnɔːθˈiːstə; ˌnɔːrˈiːstə)
(Physical Geography) a strong wind or storm from the northeast


(ˌnɔrθˈi stər; Naut. ˌnɔr-)

a storm or gale from the northeast.
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Noun1.northeaster - a storm blowing from the northeast
storm, violent storm - a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning
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We was off Minot's Ledge wid a northeaster, butt first, atop of us, thicker'n burgoo.
The trip was delayed due to the military's "Fajr al-Joroud" operation on the northeaster border, conducted in August.
abstract) recent study published by the National Academy of Sciences found that flooding similar to what was seen following in 2012 when Hurricane Sandy smashed into the Northeaster Seaboard could become the new normal for New York City by the year 2100.
Also, ISIL's machinegun-equipped vehicles were destroyed in the government forces' offensives in Khirbet Sa'ad, while the Takfiri group suffered a heavy death toll in Khirbet al-Qassar in Northeaster Sweida.
Abrams is a faculty member of Northeaster University, Massachusetts.
Morocco World News reports that scenes were shot on a train in the northeaster city of Oujda and in the Moroccan desert in the southeast of the country.
The rain, accompanied by northeaster winds and hail, led to floods, especially at high points in yzmir.
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And praying that we don't get a hurricane or a major Northeaster before then and now.
Two days ago, four people were killed and as many missing, with hundreds of residential buildings destroyed in a landslide caused by heavy rains in Rastaq district of northeaster Takhar province.
Northeaster Dory (rowing/sail), Annapolis Wherry sliding-seat rowboat, Passagemaker Dinghy, Chester Yawl.
AFP- At least two UN troops were killed on Saturday in a suicide attack inMali's northeaster rebel bastion of Kidal, which came a day before the country holds a second round of legislative polls, a UN source said.

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