- n. Plural form of monsoon.
“They lost millions of dollars worth of sets in monsoons and it never managed to gain that back.”
“Our rainy season--- the "monsoons"--- occur in July and August, when New Mexico gets half its yearly rain.”
“Actually the monsoons are the region's primary source of water; the glaciers, while providing only a small portion of the total water supply, are a key source during the dry season.”
“Unlike China, 60% of the crop is dependent on the monsoons, which is why the impact of a drought is much greater on India.”
“However, for the masses of Rwandan refugees in eastern Zaire already ravaged by civil war, genocide, and cholera, the onset of the monsoons is a new nightmare come true.”
“To the southward, about Benjarmasing, the monsoons are the same as in the”
“In this country the winds, which are called monsoons, blow constantly, or altering only a few points, for six months from the south, and other six months from the north.”
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“They may thus in our own country be termed monsoons without very regular periods.”
“The Aryans were very successful in cultivating the land along the banks of the Ganges River Valley, aided by winds known as monsoons that brought rain from the Indian Ocean.”
“But those seasonal winds, known as monsoons, brought about 20 percent less rainfall each year to India and southeastern China in the 1850s than they did in the early 1700s, says Kazuyuki Saito, a climate scientist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.”
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