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Euroclydon (or in Latin: Euroaquilo) is a cyclonic tempestuous northeast wind which blows in the Mediterranean, mostly in autumn and winter. It is the modern Gregalia (Gregale) or Levanter. From the Greek word eurokludōn [εὐροκλύδων], from Euros (Eurus, meaning east wind) + and the Greek word akulōn (akylōn, meaning north wind) unattested north wind, and from Latin word, aquilō (aquilon).
- In the Book of Acts 27:14 it may specifically refer to the name of the Gregale wind from the Adriatic Gulf, which wrecked the apostle Paul's ship on the coast of Malta on his way to Rome.
- It is referenced in the second chapter of Moby-Dick.
- Euroclydon is also the name of an anthem by William Billings, recorded on A Land of Pure Delight (His Majestie's Clerkes album) 1992
- Referenced in Roman Centurion's Song by Rudyard Kipling "Here where our stiff-necked British oaks confront Euroclydon!"
- Referenced in Dorothy L. Sayers' novel The Nine Tailors  where after a rainstorm, the Rector uses the phrase from Acts 27:14
- Acts 27:14
- Sayers, Dorothy L (1934). The Nine Tailors (1948 ed.). London: Victor Gollancz. p. 226.
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