Entry from US English dictionary
A semipermanent area of high pressure located over the Azores in winter and early spring. Compare with Bermuda High.
- Between 16 June and 24 July, the Azores High extended 5 times into the Gulf of Biscay and over France.
- The Hawaiian and Azores High intensify and expand northward into their relative ocean basins.
- A stronger Azores High will cause stronger trade wind flow and more upwelling off of the Northwest African coast.
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Syllabification: A·zores High
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