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  • n. Plural form of duststorm.

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Examples

  • Everywhere dust gathers, awaiting the winds which create the monstrous duststorms that carry the precious land of Iraq into the fragile lungs of urban Iraqis.

    Tom Engelhardt: Biking Out of Iraq

  • My summer is just starting to come in – heatwaves and duststorms and cold spells.

    Dragons in the garden

  • Unlike the so-called "monsoon" season in the American west, with its duststorms and thunderstorms, the monsoon in Singapore is the real deal.

    Shards

  • · Avoid large open spaces within the city where hot air can collect during the day and which are conducive to duststorms.

    3. Design rules

  • On the plains where duststorms struck, this period was one of the bleakest in American history and not even dramatic exaggeration could convey the anguish of some of the stories from that period.

    Centennial

  • The vast plains had a nobility that would never diminish, for they were a challenge, with their duststorms, their wild blizzards, their tornadoes and their endless promise, if men treated them with respect.

    Centennial

  • The duststorms continued, and Timmy had to build a special lean-to in order to protect Rodeo from being smothered.

    Centennial

  • And the duststorms kept returning, one after another, in high, billowing grandeur, sweeping the world before them.

    Centennial

  • Earl Grebe did not have one dollar, and with no gasoline for his tractor, he would be unable to produce crops even if the duststorms did abate.

    Centennial

  • Environment: current issues: deforestation; soil erosion; desertification; air pollution in Beirut from vehicular traffic and the burning of industrial wastes; pollution of coastal waters from raw sewage and oil spills natural hazards: duststorms, sandstorms international agreements: party to - Biodiversity, Climate Change,

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

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