Examples of monsoon in a Sentence
floods caused by summer monsoons
Recent Examples of monsoon from the Web
Many of the region's lakes would have been seasonal, notes Petraglia, periodically shrinking during dry seasons and refilling during the monsoon season.
Again my dilemma: sports that pride playing in the elements (football, soccer, lacrosse, etc.) are routinely played on turfed fields where only lightning and monsoon-like conditions cancel play.
The seaborne exodus had failed to materialize until this week, however, but now comes as the monsoon season in the Bay of Bengal, accompanied by some of the world’s most ferocious cyclones, is due to begin this month.
When the water-laden air of the monsoon hits the particles, ice crystals should form and boost precipitation.
Chris Lewa of the Arakan Project, an independent research and advocacy group, said that the safe time for such journeys is about to pass, as the annual monsoon season normally starts in April.
Local media had reported injuries after monsoon winds blew over rickety structures.
With monsoon rains coming, aid groups worry that large sections of these settlements could wash away.
These show evidence of increased erosion around 2,650 years ago—presumably thanks to more intense monsoon rains.
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Origin and Etymology of monsoon
First Known Use: 1584See Words from the same year
MONSOON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monsoon for English Language Learners
: a wind in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia that brings heavy rains in the summer
: the rainy season that occurs in southern Asia in the summer
: the rain that falls during this season
MONSOON Defined for Kids
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