Alberta clipper

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Alberta +‎ clipper. From originating in the Rocky Mountains, around the province of Alberta, and being fast moving (moving at a clip; such as clipper ships moving faster than regular merchantmen)

Noun[edit]

Alberta clipper (plural Alberta clippers)

  1. A snowstorm that travels quickly eastward from the Canadian Rockies.

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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • Colorado low (a similar storm system that travels across the United States)