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monsoon

mon·soon

monsoon

 
pronunciation:
man sun
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the seasonal wind system of the Indian Ocean, blowing from the southwest in the summer and the northeast in the winter.
definition 2: the season during which the southwest monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains.
similar words:
rain
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derivation: monsoonal (adj.)