Definition of Buran

1. Proper noun. A Soviet spacecraft, modeled after the American Space Shuttle. ¹



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Definition of Buran

1. a violent windstorm [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buran

buqshas
bur
bur-
bur-reed family
bur block
bur blocks
bur drill
bur fish
bur marigold
bur marigolds
bur oak
bur reed
buraku
burakumin
buran
burangaite
burans
buras
burb
burbankite
burble
burbled
burbler
burblers
burbles
burblier
burbliest
burbling
burblings

Literary usage of Buran

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1. Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary by Ibn Khallikān (1843)
"Buran. Buran was daughter of al-Hasan Ibn Sahl, whose life shall be given; it is 173 said by some that her real name was Khadija and her surname Buran; ..."

2. From Kulja, Across the Tian Shan to Lob-Nor by Nikolaĭ Mikhaĭlovich Przhevalʹskiĭ, Thomas Douglas Forsyth (1879)
"Wild camel hunters—Habits of this animal—Mode of killing it—Distinguishing marks—Its origin considered—Lake Kara-buran—Chon-Kul,or the Great ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"The Kara-buran is fed by the waters of the Yarkand-daria (Tarim) and tho Cherchen-daria, ... All along the Kara-buran, from the very mouth of Yarkand-daria, ..."

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