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synonyms for harmattan

  • sandstorm
  • black blizzard
  • devil
  • dust devil
  • duster
  • khamsin
  • peesash
  • samiel
  • sand column
  • sandspout
  • shaitan
  • simoom
  • sirocco
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How to use harmattan in a sentence

The mean temperature in the dry season, when the “harmattan” is frequent, is 62 Fahr., in the wet season 86.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 1 "FRANCISCANS" TO "FRENCH LANGUAGE"VARIOUS
The Harmattan, a very dry east wind from the African continent, occasionally makes itself felt.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
A hot wind, like the harmattan of the Guinea coast, rose and drove the sand before it in clouds.
THE DAYS OF CHIVALRYERNEST LOUIS VICTOR JULES L'EPINE
This harmattan, by the way, is a bit of a meteorological mystery.
A CAMERA ACTRESS IN THE WILDS OF TOGOLANDMEG GEHRTS
The harmattan prevails for several days in succession, and alternates with winds from the south and south-west.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 7, SLICE 9VARIOUS
The dry east wind known as the harmattan blows intermittently from December to March.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Those storms which are accompanied with a clear sky, as the northers of the Gulf of Mexico, the harmattan of Africa, &c.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH
Acrid, implacable-impotent; dull-drawling, barren as the Harmattan-wind!
THE FRENCH REVOLUTIONTHOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO HARMATTAN

  • black blizzard
  • devil
  • dust devil
  • duster
  • harmattan
  • khamsin
  • peesash
  • samiel
  • sand column
  • sandspout
  • sandstorm
  • shaitan
  • simoom
  • sirocco
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.