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PREFERRED TERM
hurricanes  
BROADER CONCEPT
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • typhoons
SCOPE NOTE
  • Severe cyclones, or revolving storms, originating over the equatorial regions of the earth, accompanied by torrential rain, lightning, and winds with a speed greater than 74 miles per hour.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/hurricanes
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