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Boreas \Bo"re*as\, n. [L. boreas, Gr. ?.] The north wind; -- usually a personification.


n. (context obsolete poetic English) The north wind.

  1. n. a wind from the north [syn: north wind, norther]

  2. (Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind; "Boreas was pictured as bearded and powerful and winged and draped against the cold"


Boreas may refer to:

  • Boreas (god), Greek god of North Wind
  • Boreas (film), 2006 Turkish short drama film
  • Boreas (journal), academic journal that covers all branches of Quaternary research
  • Boreas (restaurant), Dutch Michelin starred restaurant
  • Boreas (storm), November 2013 storm
  • Boreas (painting), a 1903 oil painting by John William Waterhouse
  • 1916 Boreas, an asteroid
Boreas (painting)

Boreas is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style created in 1903 by John William Waterhouse.

Boreas (journal)

Boreas is a peer-reviewed academic journal that has been published on behalf of the Collegium Boreas since 1972. The journal covers all branches of quaternary research, including biological and non-biological aspects of the quaternary environment in both glaciated and non-glaciated areas. Formerly published by Taylor & Francis, Boreas has been published by Wiley-Blackwell since 1998. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.457.

Boreas (film)

Boreas is a 2006 Turkish short drama film, written and directed by Belma Baş, in which a child observes the rustic life of her elderly relatives in a remote old house in the mountains. The film was premiered in competition at the 59th Cannes Film Festival and was shown at the 43rd Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, where it won the Special Jury Prize. It was the basis for the director's feature debut Zephyr (2010).

Boreas (restaurant)

Boreas is a restaurant located in Heeze in the Netherlands. It is a fine dining restaurant that is awarded one Michelin stars from the period 2002–2009 and two Michelin stars from 2010 until now. GaultMillau awarded them 19.0 points (out of 20) in 2011.

Boreas is run by head chef Nico Boreas and his wife and maître Sonja Boreas.

The restaurant is member of Les Patrons Cuisiniers.

On 25 April 2016 it was announced that the restaurant will close on 23 July 2016. The owners want to do something else and an interesting party appeared to take over the restaurant. New owner will be Jan Sobecki, the two-starred chef of the soon-to-close restaurant Chapeau!, who will start a new restaurant called Trifeca in mid August.

Usage examples of "boreas".

Elite, led by Lin Dixon, combed the villages of Hul, Rhinea, Balt and Jost to the south and west of Boreas, going door to door, barn to barn, field to field, pond to pond.

There had been no way to send word to either the keep at Boreas or to Seadrift, the Oceanian capitol.

My shouts failed to raise anyone, so I left the trail and continued along the boundary hedge to a particular place I knewI had long ago discovered how to enter and leave the estate when the gates were shut after darkand, pausing to listen one last time, urged Boreas through the hawthorn gap and into the grain field behind the house.

With such a smile then, and with a voice sweet as the evening breeze of Boreas in the pleasant month of November, Miss Bridget gently reproved the curiosity of Mrs.

Thracian Boreas snatched her away from Cecropia as she was whirling in the dance, hard by Hissus' stream.

Join with me now in this my mean estate, (I call it mean, because, being yet obscure, The nations far-remov'd admire me not,) And when my name and honour shall be spread As far as Boreas claps his brazen wings, Or fair Bootes sends his cheerful light, Then shalt thou be competitor with me, And sit with Tamburlaine in all his majesty.

The sun had now fulfill'd his annual course, And Boreas on the seas display'd his force: I fix'd upon the temple's lofty door The brazen shield which vanquish'd Abas bore.

You may only condemn both the children in Boreas and your nereids to death, and then the children who are carried to safety would live to curse your name.

And then every pigeon in the city of New York relieved itself at one and the same time with unerring accuracy, fairly drowning Boreas in pigeon dung.

That meant that Boreas knew he had been the radar fire control operator in the old B-29 they had flown back in China, while Kochanski was radar.