Definition of hurricane
- a rushing hurricane of blows struck him as he stood up
- —Donn Byrne
economic news that unleashed a hurricane on the trading floor
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: an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean
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