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northeaster

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noun north·east·er \nȯrth-ˈē-stər, nȯr-ˈē-\

Simple Definition of northeaster

  • : a strong wind that blows from the northeast

  • : a storm with winds that blow from the northeast

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of northeaster

  1. 1 :  a strong northeast wind

  2. 2 or nor'easter \nȯr-ˈē-\ :  a storm with northeast winds

1774

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1774

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