bora

noun
bo·ra | \ˈbȯr-ə \

Definition of bora 

: a violent cold northerly wind of the Adriatic

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Boras, though, generally does not push it in arbitration— Ken Rosenthal, SI.com, "Bryce Harper’s strange signing for 2018 won’t mean much in the long run," 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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