What does the word boreal mean?

Usage examples for boreal

  1. Pero no es la fatua aurora boreal.... – Novelas Cortas by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
  2. On such a day I recall the great snow- storms on the northern New England hills, which lasted for a week with no cessation, with no sunrise or sunset, and no observation at noon; and the sky all the while dark with the driving snow, and the whole world full of the noise of the rioting Boreal forces; until the roads were obliterated, the fences covered, and the snow was piled solidly above the first- story windows of the farmhouse on one side, and drifted before the front door so high that egress could only be had by tunneling the bank. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  3. I had crashed into some dark and dead ship, probably of large size, though I never saw her, nor any sign of her; and all that night, and the next day till four in the afternoon, the Boreal went driving alone over the sea, whither she would: for I lay unconscious. – The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel