One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A hot, dry wind that blows periodically from the interior in the summer.‘the hot wind was already up’
- ‘The hot wind stirred its leafy boughs, and some of the living elements of this tree passed to me in understanding and friendliness expressing The Spirit of Australia.’
- ‘The smell wafts towards us on the hot wind and seems determined to come with us, wherever it is we're going.’
- ‘I'm the hot wind from the desert, I'm the black soil of the plains.’
- ‘The hot wind is blowing hard on us and what is there to do but turn our face to it and sing?’
- ‘We had the first experience of that Australian abomination: the hot wind.’
- ‘Dell struggled against the hot wind like it was a game.’
- ‘The hot wind knotted her hair.’
- ‘When the hot wind has spent its strength, it is usually succeeded instantaneously by a violent gust from the southward.’
- ‘We had reached our destination, however, before the worst of the hot wind set in.’
- ‘It is probably an elevated current of the hot wind from the Australian continent.’
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