There are 2 definitions of hurricane in English:

hurricane

Syllabification: hur·ri·cane
Pronunciation: /ˈhəriˌkān, ˈhə-ri-
 
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noun

  • 1A storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean.
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    • In fact, tropical storms or hurricanes have ended many droughts in Texas, and other parts of the world.
    • Severe tropical cyclones correspond to the hurricanes or typhoons of other parts of the world.
    • First, wind and water erode it, especially during tropical storms and hurricanes.
  • 1.1A wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale (equal to or exceeding 64 knots or 74 mph).

Origin

mid 16th century: from Spanish huracán, probably from Taino hurakán 'god of the storm'.

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There are 2 definitions of hurricane in English:

Hurricane

Line breaks: Hur¦ri|cane
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌrɪk(ə)n, -keɪn/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

  • A single-seat, single-engined British fighter aircraft of the Second World War, produced by the Hawker company and remembered in particular for its role in the Battle of Britain along with the Spitfire.

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