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A wind of gale force blowing from the southwest across the pampas of Argentina and Uruguay, often accompanied by squalls, thundershowers, and a sudden drop of temperature; it is comparable to the norther of the plains of the United States.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a cold storm wind of southerly direction in Argentina and Uruguay, sometimes accompanied by rains or thunderstorms. It is connected with the passing of cold fronts and intrusions of antarctic air.
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A northwest squall blowing over and from the pampas of South America. It is most prevalent from July to September off the coast of Argentina.
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