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  • n. Plural form of sundowner.

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Examples

  • It is sometimes subject to "sundowners" - strong winds that blow downslope through passes and canyons of the mountain range and offshore.

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  • Firefighters have been wary of "sundowners" - fierce winds that late in the day can sweep down from the Santa Ynez Mountains towering close behind Santa Barbara.

    Ottawa Sun

  • However, the hills that offer panoramic views to homeowners also make the area subject to "sundowners" - strong winds that in the afternoon and evening blow downslope through passes and canyons of the mountain range and offshore.

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  • Philip Russell, was accustomed to describe to his friends the arrival at his station many years ago of a party of 'sundowners'

    Australian Writers

  • However, as I drew near Mr.B. 's ranch, I felt my false courage oozing out of the tips of my fingers, and as I rode up to the door, certain obnoxious colonial words, such as "sundowners," and

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Powerful winds known as "sundowners," sizzling temperatures and tinder dry brush have combined to create a perfect storm of fire conditions for beleaguered fire crews.

    iac world news feed

  • Santa Barbara and adjacent communities, pinched between the coast on the south and the rugged mountains on the north, are subject to fierce local winds known as "sundowners" that sweep down from the slopes over this coastal city of about 90,000.

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  • The fire was fanned by evening winds known locally as "sundowners," which gusted up to 70 mph from land to sea late Thursday.

    Long Beach Press Telegram Most Viewed

  • Evening winds known locally as "sundowners," gusting up to 70 mph from land to sea, pushed the fire with frightening speed Thursday, chewing up mansions, exploding eucalyptus trees and turning rolling hills into a glowing nightmare.

    Local News from The Lakeland Ledger

  • The fierce winds (known locally as "sundowners") blow from land to sea in the evening, reversing the normal onshore flow of cool, moist sea breezes.

    CBS 2 - KCAL 9 - Los Angeles - Southern California - LA Breaking News, Weather, Traffic, Sports

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