Definición de sirocco en inglés:

sirocco

Saltos de línea: si|rocco
Pronunciación: /sɪˈrɒkəʊ
 
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(also scirocco)

sustantivo (plural siroccos)

A hot wind, often dusty or rainy, blowing from North Africa across the Mediterranean to southern Europe.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The warm sirocco wind blowing up from the Sahara can make diving conditions rough off southern coasts in spring and summer.
  • The sirocco of North Africa can afflict the vineyards of southern Europe, occasionally reaching France.
  • The warm sirocco that blows off the Sahara often makes the sea rough along southern shores, and all diving is then done on the north shore.

Origen

early 17th century: via French from Italian scirocco, based on Spanish Arabic šalūq 'east wind'.

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