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pampero

[päm′per·ō]
(meteorology)
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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Pampero

 

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

pampero

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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