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Perigean Tide

A monthly tide of increased range that occurs when the Moon is at perigee (closest to Earth).

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November

From the Latin word novem, "nine," because this had been the ninth month of the early Roman calendar.

A summer's-day palindrome: It's "too hot to hoot."

Nevada

Means "snowcapped" in Spanish

Bilge

The protuberant part of a cask, which is usually in the middle. Also the part of a ship's hull or bottom which is broadest and most nearly flat.

Ceilometer

A cloud yardstick. A ceilometer measures the height of clouds.

Furlong

1 furlong=1/8 mile=660 feet=220 yards

Frigophobia

Fear of cold

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