(on the Adriatic coasts) a violent, dry, cold wind blowing from the north or northeast.
an initiation rite of the Aborigines in which boys are accepted into the tribe as men.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Through the South Seas with Jack London Martin Johnson
The Cruise of the Snark Jack London
Through the South Seas with Jack London Martin Johnson
The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling
The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling
The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling
The Shores of the Adriatic F. Hamilton Jackson
The Shadow of the Czar John R. Carling

(sometimes capital) a violent cold north wind blowing from the mountains to the E coast of the Adriatic, usually in winter
an initiation ceremony of native Australians, introducing youths to manhood


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