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simoon:

see sandstormsandstorm,
strong dry wind blowing over the desert that raises and carries along clouds of sand or dust often so dense as to obscure the sun and reduce visibility almost to zero; also known as a duststorm.
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Simoom

 

a hot, dry, usually westerly or southwesterly wind in the deserts of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Simooms are violent squall-like winds of short duration and often carry large amounts of sand and dust. They are most common in spring and summer.

simoom

[sə′müm]
(meteorology)
A strong, dry, dust-laden desert wind which blows in the Sahara, Israel, Syria, and the desert of Arabia; its temperature may exceed 130°F (54°C), and the humidity may fall below 10.

simoom

, simoon
a strong suffocating sand-laden wind of the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
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Kandler, K, and Coauthors, 2009: Size distribution, mass concentration, chemical and mineralogical composition and derived optical parameters of the boundary layer aerosol at Tinfou, Morocco, during SAMUM 2006.
Tote: 8-13 Montjeu, 9-4 Sinndar, 9-1 Samum, 12-1 Volvoreta, 14-1 Egyptband.
Even though he had also won an Eclipse Stakes on the run to Longchamp, that blinkered runner was not as smart as Samum, whose 32-year-old trainer Andreas Schutz twice rode the winner of the Moet & Chandon Silver Magnum at Epsom.
Ladbrokes: 4-7 Montjeu, 4-1 Sinndar, 8-1 Samum, 10-1 Volvereta, 14-1 Egyptband, 16-1 Endless Hall, 20-1 Love Divine, Mutamam, Daliapour, Sobieski, 25-1 Melikah, Greek Dance, Mutafaweq, 33-1 bar.
Ridden by Andrasch Starke, the impressive Samum (5-2) was extending his unbeaten record to five wins in as many starts.
However, this isn't the first time inbreeding to the great stallion has worked - look no further than the horse that put Gestut Schlenderhan's Samum on the map, 2008 Deutches Derby winner Kamsin.
He has ridden about 1,850 winners so far, including 120 Group races, 28 of them at the highest level, among them five Deutsches Derby winners: Robertico (1998), Samum (2000), Next Desert (2002), Schiaparelli (2006) and Kamsin (2008).
Today Seventh Sky bids to become the fourth individual Group 1 winner produced by Gestt Karlshof's star broodmare Sacarina (after Salve Regina, Samum and Schiaparelli) in the Rheinland-Pokal at Cologne Tuesday Look out for our unbeatable 16-page Arqana August yearling sale pullout preview with all the features, stats and updates you need for Deauville in the Racing Post.
His sensational sire Monsun has plenty of Group 1 winners to his name, not least Samum, who was champion sire in Germany in 2008 and the sire of Group 1 winners Baila Me and Kamsin.
La Luna De Miel is the first of Monsun's Group winners inbred to the stallion's damsire Surumu, although that pattern is present in Deutsches Derby hero Kamsin, by Monsun's Group 1-winning son Samum.
He is also damsire of jumps Grade 1 winners Hollo Ladies and Weapon's Amnesty, as well as Group 1-winning siblings Samum, Salve Regina and Schiaparelli.