roaring forties

roaring forties

plural noun

  1. either of two areas in the ocean between 40° and 50° N or S latitude, noted for high winds and rough seas.

pl n

  1. the Roaring Forties nautical the areas of ocean between 40° and 50° latitude in the S Hemisphere, noted for gale-force winds

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