There followed the monsoons, but then also, long periods of dead calm.
A direct cause of this is the starting of winds which receive the name of monsoons.
The monsoons set in, and we had a succession of storms for three weeks.
In the next place we shall treat of Monsoons, or Trade-Winds.
The monsoons prevail also on the seas between Australia and China.
Accordingly, the directions of the monsoons are thus accounted for.
Besides these are many living creatures, brought by the agency of monsoons and cyclones from extensive597 deserts.
I have heard much of the violent tempests, occasioned by the breaking up of the monsoons; are not they also regular trade-winds?
Just before the season of the monsoons, they appear sometimes off this coast.
It is said by Lieutenant Maury that the monsoons, “obey the stronger force.”