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(Literally "jet wind" or "blast wind.") The mountain-gap wind of the Dardenelles; a strong east-northeast wind that blows out of the Dardanelles into the Aegean Sea, penetrating as far as the island of Lemnos.

It is caused by a ridge of high pressure over the Black Sea.
See jet-effect wind.