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When the monsoon rains struck, the ground was swept up into a muddy tsunami. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our town was generally hot and dry, except during the heavy rains of the monsoon. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I could smell the monsoon rain. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Monsoon season in Nepal is usually over by September but it has continued to rain this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The summer monsoon brings warm weather throughout the country. Geography Basic Facts (1983)The winter monsoon brings rain and snow to the west whilst the east remains dry but windy. Geography Basic Facts (1983)Go in the first week of the holidays to beat the monsoon season. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You might be forgiven for thinking that it feels like a monsoon has arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Such voyages were no small undertaking because the monsoon winds were cyclical. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)China suffers from serious summer monsoon floods annually. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He arrives in monsoon season hoping to catch a newborn calf on camera. The Sun (2013)Winter snows were followed by a baking summer and unusually heavy monsoon rains that triggered further landslides and destruction. Times, Sunday Times (2006)India and China are already seeing heavier monsoon rains and longer drought periods. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Most of the 48 bedrooms are air conditioned and have bathrooms with monsoon showers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Indian monsoon is now under way. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Narrow terraces have to be carved out of hillsides so steep that particularly heavy monsoon rains sometimes wash away entire strips of farmland. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)This year's monsoon season seems to have arrived early. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These disasters are part of a trend, as monsoon floods have grown more frequent in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has hot tubs and a wave machine - monsoon showers and whole Jacuzzi areas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Indian monsoon set off floods that claimed 2,400 lives. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The storm has also put a temporary brake on the Indian monsoon, which had arrived earlier in the week. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In fact, the rains come so often in early summer that this wet spell is known as the European monsoon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We arrived by sea plane in monsoon conditions, but the sheer beauty of the place amazed us - the journey alone was worth the price. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'monsoon'
British English: monsoon /mɒnˈsuːn/ NOUN
The monsoon is the season of very heavy rain in Southern Asia.
...the end of the monsoon.
- American English: monsoon
- Arabic: رِيحٌ مُوسِمِيَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: monção
- Chinese: 季风
- Croatian: monsun
- Czech: monzun
- Danish: monsun
- Dutch: moesson
- European Spanish: monzón
- Finnish: monsuuni
- French: mousson
- German: Monsun
- Greek: μουσώνας
- Italian: monsone
- Japanese: モンスーン
- Korean: 우기
- Norwegian: monsun
- Polish: monsun
- European Portuguese: monção
- Romanian: muson
- Russian: муссон
- Spanish: monzón
- Swedish: monsun
- Thai: ฤดูมรสุม
- Turkish: muson
- Ukrainian: мусон
- Vietnamese: gió mùa
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