norte

noun
nor·te | \ ˈnȯrtā \
plural -s

Definition of norte 

: a strong northerly wind especially in Mexico or Central America : norther

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History and Etymology for norte

Spanish, north wind, north, from Middle French nord north, from Old French, from Old English north

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