dry spell

noun

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: a period of dry weather The flowers died during a dry spell.

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“Dry spell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dry%20spell. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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