Definition of Pampero

1. n. A violent wind from the west or southwest, which sweeps over the pampas of South America and the adjacent seas, often doing great damage.



Definition of Pampero

1. Noun. A member of a Native American tribe inhabiting the pampas of South America. ¹

2. Noun. A violent wind from the west or southwest, which sweeps over the pampas of South America and the adjacent seas, often doing great damage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pampero

1. a cold, dry wind [n -ROS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pampero

pampas
pampas deer
pampas grass
pampases
pampean
pampeans
pamper
pampered
pamperer
pamperers
pampering
pampering(a)
pamperingly
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pamperized
pampero (current term)
pamperos
pampers
pamphlet
pamphleteer
pamphleteered
pamphleteering
pamphleteers
pamphlets
pampiniform
pampiniform body
pampiniform plexus
pampinocele
pampre
pamprodactylous

Literary usage of Pampero

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1. Papers Relating to the Treaty of Washington by United States Dept. of State, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal (1872)
"The pampero was seized on the 10th of December, and legal proceedings were instituted, a verdict was entered against her by default, and she remained under ..."

2. Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain: Transmitted to the by United States Dept. of State (1870)
"The trial of the case of the pampero will come on in the British courts in ... Acknowledging dispatches concerning the pampero, ana receipt of telegram ..."

3. Letters on South America: Comprising Travels on the Banks of the Paraná and (1843)
"WHILE the Spanish frigate Mercurio lay in the outer roadstead of Buenos Ayres, blockading the port, a pampero, or south wind, very nearly placed her in ..."

4. Jail journal, or, Five years in British prisons by John Mitchel (1854)
"Greytown—The pampero—Cuba and the Cubans—News from Europe—The Czar is up—Refreshment for the ... On this second steamer's stern, I read the word " pampero. ..."

5. Around & about South America: Apéndice al folleto los treinta y tres by Luis Melián Lafinur, Frank Vincent (1897)
"... unwholesome sort of wind, whereas the " pampero," or wind from the great open plains, which generally blows, is very cool, bracing, and healthy. ..."

6. Far Away and Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (1918)
"... and the fall of the thistles—Thistle-down and thistle-seed as food for animals— A great pampero storm—Big hailstones—Damage caused by hail—Zango, ..."

7. Far Away and Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (1918)
"... incident at a fire— The pampero, or south-west wind, and the fall of the thistles—Thistle-down and thistle-seed as food for animals—A great pampero ..."

8. A Historical Account of the Neutrality of Great Britain During the American by Mountague Bernard (1870)
"The Canton or pampero. Referred to Treasury, Home Office, and Admiralty, October 19. This vessel, which was being built on the Clyde, and stated to be ..."

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