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typhoon

noun

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an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm that occurs especially in the region of the Philippines or the China Sea

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The first known use of typhoon was in 1771

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“Typhoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/typhoon. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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