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zephyr

Pronunciation: /ˈzefər; ˈzefə(r)/

Translation of zephyr in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [literary/literario] céfiro (masculine) [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • Anything less than a wind of 30 miles per hour is considered but a gentle zephyr.
    • All kinds of weather conditions marked the week, from strong storm fronts, to gentle zephyrs and horrendous wind-shifts, turning 180 degrees.
    • Crickets were chirruping, a soft zephyr was softly blowing the tree branches, and everything was quiet.

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