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canyon wind

[wind] /wɪnd/
noun
1.
a nocturnal, down-canyon flow of air caused by the cooling of the canyon walls.
Compare valley wind.
2.
a wind modified in direction and speed by being forced to blow through a canyon or gorge.
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  • However, the unusually strong down-canyon wind pushed the uncontrolled spot fire toward the crew's location.

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