bora

noun
bo·​ra | \ ˈbȯr-ə How to pronounce bora (audio) \

Definition of bora

: a violent cold northerly wind of the Adriatic

Examples of bora in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Back in April of 2018, the Front Range of northern Colorado experienced a significant bora windstorm. Allison Chinchar, CNN, 24 Apr. 2022 The cloudy weather has the flora feeling stingy, so the dominant smell is salt air, borne on the Adriatic bora wind. Adam Erace, Travel + Leisure, 4 Sep. 2021 Boras, though, generally does not push it in arbitration— Ken Rosenthal, SI.com, 15 May 2017

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First Known Use of bora

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bora

Italian, from Italian dialect (Trieste), from Latin boreas

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“Bora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bora. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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