EUROCLYDON , a stormy wind from the N.E. or N.N.E. in the eastern Mediterranean. Where the Authorized Version of the Bible (Acts xxvii. 14) mentions euroclydon, the Revised Version, taking the reading , has euraquilo, or north-easter. The word is sometimes used for the Bora (q.v.).
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