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During the night a Khamsin wind began to blow, though lightly as was to be expected at this season of the year.
THE IVORY CHILDH. RIDER HAGGARD
Their delay had been caused in part by the Khamsin wind, and in part by their sluggish movements.
Occasionally this crop is damaged by hot blasts—“Khamsin winds”—which shrivel the bean, especially if they occur when it is soft.
THE KHEDIVE'S COUNTRYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Give a man the egotism of grief, and eloquence, and popularity, and he'll cut as sharp as the khamsin wind.
Alexandria on our return was dimmed in the heat and choking in the sand clouds of a khamsin.
It was another very hot day, with a khamsin blowing, and the hard, shelterless hill-sides were a poor place to spend it on.
Khamsin, kam′sin, n. a hot south-west wind in Egypt, blowing for about fifty days from about the middle of March.
But if buildings are shut up early in the morning and opened at night, even the khamsin may be made tolerable.
The khamsin blows for a certain number of days in April, May, and the first half of June.
Khamsin (fifty), a hot sand wind which blows in Egypt from the desert for fifty days, chiefly before and after the month of May.
THE NUTTALL ENCYCLOPAEDIAEDITED BY REV. JAMES WOOD

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