Definitions for "nor'easter"
a storm blowing from the northeast; -- a term used especially in the northeastern region of the United States.
A large, mid-latitude North American cyclone; when it reaches the East Coast, it produces strong winds that come out of the northeast.
(or northeaster): an "extratropical coastal storm," typically covering a larger area than a hurricane, but with lower wind speeds. Nor'easter damage tends to be mostly from wave action and restricted to the coastal zone, while hurricane damage often extends inland because of wind damage as well as storm surge.
Keywords:  eastern, united
(Eastern United States)