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Quiz "Winds"

Winds

a violent cold north wind blowing from the mountains to the E coast of the Adriatic, usually in winter

Winds

a northerly wind in the northeast Mediterranean; etesian wind

Winds

a hot southerly wind blowing from about March to May, esp in Egypt

Winds

a strong cold dry wind that blows through the Rhône valley and S France to the Mediterranean coast, mainly in the winter

Winds

a warm dry wind blowing down the northern slopes of the Alps. It originates as moist air blowing from the Mediterranean, rising on reaching the Alps and cooling at the saturated adiabatic lapse rate, and descending on the leeward side, warming at the dry adiabatic lapse rate, thus gaining heat
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