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The Yenta and Kachina Disliked The Foehns Because It Inhibited Their Ceremonial Dances

In Words on April 22, 2011 at 11:00

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Foehn |fān; fœn| –

Noun

  • a hot southerly wind on the northern slopes of the Alps.
  • (Meteorology) a warm dry wind of this type developing in the lee of any mountain range.

Kachina |kəˈ ch ēnə| –

Noun

  • a deified ancestral spirit in the mythology of Pueblo Indians.
  • a person who represents such a spirit in ceremonial dances.
  • a small carved figure representing such a spirit.

Yenta |ˈyentə| –

Noun

  • a woman who is a gossip or busybody.

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These are the words for today, Friday, April 22, 2011.

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