sandstorm

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noun sand·storm \-ˌstȯrm\

Definition of sandstorm

  1. :  a windstorm (as in a desert) driving clouds of sand before it

Examples of sandstorm in a Sentence

  1. They were caught in a sandstorm.

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First Known Use of sandstorm

1774


SANDSTORM Defined for English Language Learners

sandstorm

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Definition of sandstorm for English Language Learners

  • : an occurrence in which very strong winds blow sand around very forcefully in the desert


SANDSTORM Defined for Kids

sandstorm

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noun sand·storm \ˈsand-ˌstȯrm\

Definition of sandstorm for Students

  1. :  a desert storm with strong wind that blows clouds of sand



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