Cape doctor


Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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  • cape doctor — noun Etymology: from Cape of Good Hope; from the belief that it carries germs out to sea Africa : a strong southeast wind * * * Cape doctor noun (S Afr) A strong south east wind in the Cape …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cape doctor — noun S. African informal the strong prevailing SE wind in Western Cape Province …   English new terms dictionary

  • Cape doctor — /keɪp ˈdɒktə/ (say kayp doktuh) noun a strong south easterly wind which blows in the Cape Town region of South Africa …   Australian English dictionary

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