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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A hot, humid wind from the Sahara Desert.

Usage examples (31)
  • The withering sirocco made the group head for shelter.
  • There is a wind in southern Europe called the sirocco, known in Berdych's Czech Republic as the jugo.
  • The word sirocco does not occur in his pages save once, when he laments its prevalence on the mainland. "
  • Congo course the foul weather is mostly from the "sirocco," where the African interior is a mass of swamps. for more
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