noun(often the foehn)
1A hot southerly wind on the northern slopes of the Alps.
More example sentences
- The Valais is sheltered by the alps and, like south east Switzerland, benefits particularly from the föhn.
- As for the foehn of yesterday there was enough ascent to condense out the humidity content and to produce a very dry, warm Föhn-storm north of the Alps.
Definition of foehn in:
- The British & World English dictionary