Definition of 'Roaring Forties'
Example sentences containing 'Roaring Forties'
THE SHIPPING NEWS (2002)
SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND
Way to the south, the Roaring Forties were roaring eastwards, making seething swells sixty feet high.SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND
But the Roaring Forties were only one day ahead and the weather reports said that they were still roaring.SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND
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