Mistral

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɪstrəl/, /mɪˈstrɑːl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'Mistral': (mē stral for 1; mēs träl for 2); 'mistral': (mistrəl, mi sträl)



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Mistral n
  1. /French: mistral/ Frédéric (frederik). 1830–1914, French Provençal poet, who led a movement to revive Provençal language and literature: shared the Nobel prize for literature 1904
  2. /Spanish: misˈtral/ Gabriela (ɡaˈβrjela), pen name of Lucila Godoy de Alcayaga. 1889–1957, Chilean poet, educationalist, and diplomatist. Her poetry includes the collection Desolación (1922): Nobel prize for literature 1945
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mis•tral  (mistrəl, mi sträl),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Meteorologya cold, dry, northerly wind common in southern France and neighboring regions.
  • Latin magistrālis magistral
  • Provencal; Old Provencal maistral
  • Middle French
  • 1595–1605

Mis•tral  (mē stral for 1; mēs träl for 2),USA pronunciation n. 
    Fré•dé•ric  (mē stral for 1; mēs träl for 2),USA pronunciation 1830–1914, French Provençal poet: Nobel prize 1904. Ga•bri•e•la  (mē stral for 1; mēs träl for 2),USA pronunciation (Lucila Godoy Alcayaga), 1889–1957, Chilean poet and educator: Nobel prize for literature 1945.
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mistral /ˈmɪstrəl; mɪˈstrɑːl/ n
  1. a strong cold dry wind that blows through the Rhône valley and S France to the Mediterranean coast, mainly in the winter
Etymology: 17th Century: via French from Provençal, from Latin magistrālis magistral, as in magistrālis ventus master wind
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