Definition of Tornado Alley in English:

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Tornado Alley


An area of the Great Plains centered on eastern Kansas and Oklahoma and including parts of the surrounding states, where tornadoes are frequent.
Example sentences
  • An area called tornado alley that stretches along the gulf coast and the South-Eastern States is where they are most prevalent.
  • We live in an area that residents call tornado alley.
  • Well, sometimes in Indianapolis, you know, that's tornado alley there and it's a lot of rural areas, a lot of agriculture still in that part of the state.

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Syllabification: Tor·na·do Al·ley

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