Definition of Khamseen

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of khamsin) ¹



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Definition of Khamseen

1. khamsin [n -S] - See also: khamsin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khamseen

khalifa
khalifah
khalifahs
khalifas
khalifat
khalifate
khalifates
khalifats
khaliff
khaliffs
khalifs
khalsa
khamaseen
khamaseens
khamrabaevite
khamseen (current term)
khamseens
khamsin
khamsins
khan
khana
khanas
khanate
khanates
khanda
khanga
khangas
khanjar
khanjars
khanneshite

Literary usage of Khamseen

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1. Universal Geography: Or A Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1827)
"When this south wind, called the khamseen in Egypt, samiel in Arabia, ... The season of the khamseen is the only one in which the atmosphere of Egypt is ..."

2. Ragged Life in Egypt by Mary Louisa Whately (1863)
"THE khamseen. THE "fifty days'" wind, as its name signifies, is the sirocco of Egypt, and blows more or less for fifty days during April and May; but, ..."

3. The Atmosphere by Camille Flammarion (1873)
"THE BISE—THE BORA—THE GALLEGO—THE MISTRAL THE HARMATTAN—THE SIMOON—THE khamseen—THE SIROCCO —THE SOLANO. HAVING considered the theory and the action of the ..."

4. Impressions of Travel, in Egypt and Arabia Petræa by Alexandre Dumas (1839)
"THE khamseen. THE GOVERNOR OF SUEZ. THE next day we continued our course in the same direction; that is, descending towards the sea. ..."

5. The Wanderer in Arabia: Or, Western Footsteps in Eastern Tracks by George T. Lowth (1855)
"... and Beshara—A perverse Steed—A Sand-Storm—Lost in the Wilderness—The khamseen—A Dreary Halt—Selim's Story—Alone with the Storm—Camel-hair Cloaks—Yusuf s ..."

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