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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sirocco(0.01099 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Sirocco.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand; “it was
the kind of duster not experienced in years” [syn: dust storm
, duster, sandstorm]
English → English (gcide)
Sirocco \Si*roc"co\ (s[i^]*r[o^]k"k[-o]), n.; pl. Siroccos
(s[i^]*r[o^]k"k[=o]z). [It. sirocco, scirocco, Ar. shorug,
fr. sharq the rising of the sun, the east, fr, sharaca to
rise as the sun. Cf. Saracen.]
1. An oppressive, relaxing wind from the Libyan deserts,
chiefly experienced in Italy, Malta, and Sicily.
2. In general, any hot dry wind of cyclonic origin, blowing
from arid or heated regions, including the desert wind of
Southern California, the harmattan of the west coasts of
Africa, the hot winds of Kansas and Texas, the kamsin of
Egypt, the leste of the Madeira Islands, and the
leveche of Spain.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]