desert wind


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desert wind

[¦dez·ərt ′wind]
(meteorology)
A wind blowing off the desert, which is very dry and usually dusty, hot in summer but cold in winter, and with a large diurnal range of temperature.
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DESERT WIND should complete his hat-trick in the Betway Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton.
On the first page when the desert wind blows the houses the little girl and even the bird seem to move.
Santa Ana (a hot desert wind named after Saint Anne)--Reflecting the animosity that the majority of the politically correct have for politicians in the party opposing their favored party (and ignoring the fact that there really isn't much of a difference between the two main political parties), it will forever be known as a Republican Wind.
Once you've passed Pahrump, the only sound you're likely to hear, besides static from the car radio, is the whoosh of warm desert wind past your ears.
FLYING Scot Dean Robertson prays he will breeze to the Qatar Masters title on the desert wind in Doha today.
In his maiden sermon, Carroll stuck to a benign text from the prophet Ezekiel, with a reference to death and bones "burned by time and by desert wind, by the sun.
The Desert Wind train leaves Salt Lake City around midnight and arrives in Las Vegas at nine the next morning.
DESERT WIND should complete his hattrick in the Betway Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton.
Where in the world would you encounter a hot suffocating desert wind called simoom?
Where in the world would you encounter a hot water discover a terracotta army of 6,0 suffocating desert wind called simoom?
On the first page, when the desert wind blows, the houses, the little girl, and even the bird seem to move.
Accompanied by percussive beats on skins, this trio of incantory dancers spiraled in tandem and around each other as if carried along by the desert wind.