boreal

[ bawr-ee-uh l, bohr‐ ]SEE DEFINITION OF boreal

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It blew him as a blade of grass is blown in a boreal blast; yet he sensed the pitch.

This corner was precisely the boreal lands and seas of North America.

The snows of boreal affection did not wither or fade his eternal spring.

I had begun to observe this as I approached the boreal center.

Something must be done to lift the soul out of the boreal bleach.

Thus in these dimples of nature rocks the cradle of boreal life.

Resident in the boreal zones, and fairly common in migration.

The boreal summer is short and if broods are to be raised there is no time to waste.

No thunderstrokes: the lightning of boreal storms is silent.

However, I stopped the Boreal in time, and later on lowered the kayak, and boarded the other.

WORD ORIGIN

"northern," late 15c., from Latin borealis, from boreas "north wind," from Greek Boreas, name of the god of the north wind, of unknown origin, perhaps related to words in Balto-Slavic for "mountain" and "forest."

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