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  • n. Alternative form of dzud.

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Examples

  • Huge animal losses caused by a combination of dry summers and severe winters - a disaster that Mongolians call "zud" - are becoming a chronic menace to the country.

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  • Without assistance the disastrous weather pattern - known locally as a 'zud' - is likely to spark mass migration to cities later this year, the report warned.

    Aftermath News

  • a disaster that Mongolians call "zud" - are becoming a chronic menace to the country.

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  • Josh Chin for The Wall Street Journal Mongolians are calling it a financial "zud," invoking a local term for an unusually harsh winter that devastates herds.

    Deeper Into Poverty

  • Natural hazards: dust storms, grassland and forest fires, drought, and "zud," which is harsh winter conditions

    Mongolia

  • Mongoliadust storms, grassland and forest fires, drought, and "zud," which is harsh winter conditions

    Natural hazards

  • Mongolia: dust and snow storms, grassland and forest fires, drought and "zud", which is a combination of drought followed by harsh winter conditions

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Natural hazards: dust and snow storms, grassland and forest fires, drought and "zud", which is a combination of drought followed by harsh winter conditions

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • The combination of a dry summer, followed by heavy snow and low winter temperatures is known in Mongolian as a 'zud'.

    Scientific American

  • Huge animal losses caused by a combination of dry summers and severe winters _ a disaster that Mongolians call "zud" _ are becoming a chronic menace to the country.

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  • An extended period of heavy snow and extreme cold in Mongolia that prevents livestock grazing.

    May 20, 2010