noun bu·ran \büˈrän\

Definition of buran



  1. :  a northeasterly wind of gale force in Russia and central Asia usually identified with sandstorms in summer and blizzards in winter; also :  a sandstorm or blizzard of this kind — compare purga

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Origin and Etymology of buran

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish & Kazan Tatar buran, Kyrgyzboran

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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