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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hur·ri·cane /ˈhɝəˌken, ɪkən, ˈhʌrə, ˈhʌrɪ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hur·ri·cane n.  A violent storm, characterized by extreme fury and sudden changes of the wind, and generally accompanied by rain, thunder, and lightning; -- especially prevalent in the East and West Indies. Also used figuratively.
    Like the smoke in a hurricane whirl'd.   --Tennyson.
 Each guilty thought to me is
 A dreadful hurricane.   --Massinger.
 Hurricane bird Zool., the frigate bird.
 Hurricane deck. Naut. See under Deck.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a severe tropical cyclone usually with heavy rains and winds
          moving a 73-136 knots (12 on the Beaufort scale)