1. Greek Mythology
the god of the north wind
2. OLD-FASHIONED , Poetic
the north wind personified
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Word origin of 'Boreas'L < Gr, north wind; ? orig., wind from the mountains < IE base *gwer-, mountain > OSlav gora, mountain