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cyclone noun

ADJ. violent | tropical

CYCLONE + VERB hit sth, strike sth An exceptionally violent cyclone hit the town last night. | damage sth, destroy sth, devastate sth In 1974 Darwin was devastated by Cyclone Tracy.

PREP. in a/the ~ trees damaged in the cyclone

PHRASES the eye of the cyclone (= the central point)