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Mistral can refer to:

  • A wind occurring as an atmospheric phenomenon around France and Italy
  • A missile;
  • A typeface;
  • Operation Mistral, a Croatian military offensive in 1995;
  • Maserati Mistral, a Grand Touring sports car
  • Nissan Mistral, a Japanese sport utility vehicle
  • Aviasud Mistral, An ultralight aircraft
  • Mistral, an amphibious assault ship of the French Navy
  • Mistral, a character in the "Merry Gentry" series of books by Laurell K. Hamilton
  • Pisco Mistral, a Chilean Pisco
  • An Olympic sailing class. See windsurfing
  • A character in the anime, manga, and video game|game franchise, .hack
  • Mistral (plane), the French-built version of the de Havilland Vampire jet fighter

Mistral is an atmospheric phenomenon that occurs mostly in the winter and spring in the Gulf of Lion. ... Mistral is an infrared homing surface-to-air missile manufactured by the European multinational company MBDA missile systems (formerly by Matra BAe Dynamics). ... Mistral is a casual script typeface designed by Roger Excoffon for the Fonderie Olive type foundry, and released in 1953. ... Combatants Croatia (HV, HVO) Republika Srpska (VRS) Commanders General Ante Gotovina (HV) Strength Two HV Guard Brigades (4th Motorized, 7th Mechanized) Two HVO Guard Brigades (1st, 3rd Motorized) Other units Units of the 2nd Krajina Corps of the VRS (3 motorized brigades, 5 infantry brigades, 5 light brigades and support... The Maserati Mistral, named after a cold northerly wind of southern France, was the successor to the iconic 3500 GT. It was the first in a series a classic Maseratis to be given the name of a wind and the last model from the Casa del Tridente to be equipped... The Nissan Mistral was a 4x4 sold in Japan. ... Ultralight aviation is a segment of aviation that is permitted in the United States of America by the FAA as long as certain weight, speed, and fuel capacity restrictions are observed. ... The Mistral (L9013) is an amphibious assault helicopter carrier of the French Marine Nationale, the fourth vessel to bear the name, and lead ship of her class. ... Merry Gentry is the title of a series of books authored by Laurell K. Hamilton. ... A windsurfer with modern gear tilts the rig and carves the board to perform a planing jibe (downwind turn) close to shore in Maui, Hawaii. ... .hack is a Japanese multimedia franchise that encompasses two multimedia projects: Project . ... The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was the second jet-engined aircraft commissioned by the Royal Air Force during the Second World War (the first being the Gloster Meteor), although it did not see combat in that conflict. ...


Frédéric Mistral (September 8, 1830 - March 25, 1914) was a French poet who led the 19th century revival of Occitan (Provençal) language and literature. ... Occitan, or langue doc is a Romance language characterized by its richness, variability, and by the intelligibility of its dialects. ... Gabriela Mistral (April 7, 1889 – January 10, 1957) was the pseudonym of Lucila de María del Perpetuo Socorro Godoy Alcayaga, a Chilean poet, educator, diplomat and feminist who was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1945. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Mistral - .hack//Wiki (1313 words)
Mistral first begins to become aware of the dangerous nature of The World when she accompanies Kite in his first battle against Cubia.
Mistral helps Kite and BlackRose hunt for the Virus Cores necessary to find Harald and is their third party member when fighting Cubia for the final time.
Mistral was oddly chosen to appear in Unison, possibly due to her popularity among fans.
Frédéric Mistral - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (735 words)
Frédéric Mistral was born in Maillane, in the Bouches-du-Rhône département of France.
Mistral's father was a well-to-do farmer in the former French province of Provence.
Mistral threw himself into the literary revival of Provençal and was the guiding spirit and chief organizer of the félibrige until his death in 1914.
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