Definition of Kamseen

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of khamsin) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kamseen

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kamseen

kamis
kamises
kamishibai
kamitugaite
kamme
kampang
kampangs
kampfite
kampong
kampongs
kamptulicon
kamptulicons
kampung
kampungs
kampylite
kamseen (current term)
kamseens
kamsin
kamsins
kamtschadales
kana
kanaf
kanaka
kanakas
kanamycin
kanamycin - alpha-hydroxy-gamma-aminobutyl acylase
kanamycin kinase
kanamycin nucleotidyltransferase
kanamycin resistance
kanamycin sulfate

Literary usage of Kamseen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1899)
"... and put it on her finger with a curious smile. they smilingly laboured through the time of High Nile and Low Nile, and kamseen and sirocco, and cholera, ..."

2. Friendship's Offering, and Winter's Wreath.: And Winter's Wreath: a by Thomas Kibble Hervey, Leitch Ritchie (1840)
"The heat was most oppressive ; the kamseen wind was blowing upon us like the blast of a furnace. The thermometer suspended in the shade of our cabin, ..."

3. Operations Carried on at the Pyramids of Gizeh in 1837:: With an Account of by Richard William Howard Vyse, John Shea Perring (1840)
"I returned to the Pyramids with Mr. Perring, Mr. Mash, and Mr. Hill, in a kamseen wind. The men employed in the two excavations at the northern front of the ..."

4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1887)
"The sirocco or kamseen wind, blowing the whole day, parched the men almost to suffocation. On 12th, they marched to Kaffa ..."

5. Memoirs Relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, and Other Countries of the East by Robert Walpole (1818)
"Detained at Ser Ali by kamseen winds, which set in with an obscure sky; the sun becoming pale, as seen through a discoloured glass. May 14. ..."

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