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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia which causes the rainy season.

Usage examples (36)
  • Many nations in southern Asia look forward to the monsoon season to replenish their water supply.
  • We're looking for more rain for Myanmar, and this is just really the beginning of what we call the monsoon season.
  • Army major, the town was wreathed in monsoon clouds.
  • Then, in June, comes the monsoon from the south, up from the Bay of Bengal. for more
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