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shamal

[shə′mäl]
(meteorology)
The northwest wind in the lower valley of the Tigris and Euphrates and the Persian Gulf; it may set in suddenly at any time, and generally lasts from 1 to 5 days, dying down at night and freshening again by day; but in June and early July it continues almost without cessation (the great or 40-day shamal).

shamal

A gusty northwesterly wind that blows over Iraq and the Persian Gulf in the summer.
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