a strong Asian wind of the Asian steppes accompanying dust storms in summer and blizzards in winter.
a violent storm with this wind.
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noun (in central Asia)
a blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force
a summer wind from the north, causing dust storms
the legendary beast, a winged horse with the face of a woman and the tail of a peacock, on which Muhammad ascended to heaven.
noun a town and oasis in central Saudi Arabia. Pop: 462 000 (2005 est)