Definition of pampero in English:

pampero

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Pronunciation: /pamˈpɛːrəʊ
 
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noun (plural pamperos)

  • A strong, cold south-westerly wind in South America, blowing from the Andes across the pampas towards the Atlantic.
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    • The Pampero is usually accompanied by very humid and close conditions, severe rain, hail and thunderstorms and is followed by a cold, dry, gusty, southerly or south-westerly wind.
    • A pampero event marks the passage of a cold front and often brings a considerable drop in temperature.

Origin

late 18th century: from Spanish pampas 'plain'.

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