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buran

[bü′rän]
(meteorology)
A violent northeast storm of south Russia and central Siberia, similar to the blizzard.

Buran

 

(Turkic), a snowstorm with a strong wind and a low air temperature. The term “buran” is used, for the most part, in the Asiatic part of the USSR (Siberia and Kazakhstan).

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