HyperDic: boreas

English > 2 senses of the word boreas / Boreas:
NOUNphenomenonboreas, north wind, northerly, northera wind that blows from the north
person Boreas(Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
English > boreas: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA wind that blows from the north.
Synonymsnorth wind, northerly, norther
Narrowerbise, bizeA dry cold north wind in southeastern France
mistralA strong north wind that blows in France during the winter
tramontane, tramontanaA cold dry wind that blows south out of the mountains into Italy and the western Mediterranean
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishaquilón, bóreas, cierzo, tramontana, viento del norte
Catalanaquiló, bòrees, cerç, tramuntana, vent nord
Adjectivesborealrelating to or marked by qualities associated with the north wind
English > Boreas: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofGreek deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks

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