simoom

Part of speech: noun

A hot, dry wind of the desert, as in Africa and Arabia. simoon.

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Usage examples "simoom":

  1. Why, if we'd waited till to- morrow we might have met a real wind, perhaps even Khamsin, alias Simoom, the terror of the desert. - "It Happened in Egypt", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  2. The simoom, Master- the storm of sand. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.
  3. In a Sahara simoom, men are content just to live. - "The Flying Legion", George Allan England.