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ventarrón

Translation of ventarrón in English:

sustantivo masculino

[familiar]
Example sentences
  • Los moradores de toda la ciudad vivieron momentos de pánico, pues, los ventarrones hicieron volar por las calles hojas de zinc, vallas publicitarias y árboles.
  • En el centro poblado minero La Rinconada del distrito de Ananea, provincia de Putina, varias viviendas se quedaron sin techo debido a los ventarrones.
  • Hacia fines del 2,000 esta movilización ciudadana trajo un gran ventarrón de aire puro que limpió, al menos el ambiente de fetidez del régimen que algunos añoran.

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