Definition of blowdown
1 : an instance of trees being blown down by the wind
2 : a tree blown down; also : an area of such trees
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After the blowdown of 1999, when severe winds knocked over millions of trees in the Boundary Waters, more than 100 homeowners along the Gunflint Trail installed sprinkler systems because of the increased fire danger.
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