Pronunciation: (mis'trul, mi-sträl'), [key]
a cold, dry, northerly wind common in southern France and neighboring regions.
Pronunciation: (mē-stral' for 1; mēs-träl' for 2), [key]
1. Fré•dé•ric Pronunciation: (frā-dā-rēk'), [key] 1830–1914, French Provençal poet: Nobel prize 1904.
2. Ga•bri•e•la Pronunciation: (gä"vrē-e'lä), [key] (Lucila Godoy Alcayaga), 1889–1957, Chilean poet and educator: Nobel prize for literature 1945.
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