Definition of Sciroccos

1. Noun. (plural of scirocco) ¹



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Definition of Sciroccos

1. scirocco [n] - See also: scirocco

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sciroccos

scions
sciophyte
sciophytes
scioptic
sciopticon
sciopticons
scioptics
scioptric
sciosophy
sciotheric
scioun
scious
scire facias
sciroc
scirocco
sciroccos (current term)
scirocs
scirrhencanthis
scirrhi
scirrhoid
scirrhosities
scirrhosity
scirrhous
scirrhous carcinoma
scirrhus
scirrhuses
sciscitation
sciscitations
scise
scised

Literary usage of Sciroccos

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

1. Egypt and Mohammed Ali, Or, Travels in the Valley of the Nile: Or, Travels by James Augustus St. John (1834)
"But these violent sciroccos, so favourable to those descending the stream, are often fatal to ... sciroccos ..."

2. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm, Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"In summer the thermometer occasionally rises to 104° Fahr., but only during violent sciroccos, which do not occur on more than 12 days annually, ..."

3. Southern Italy and Sicily: With Excursions to Malta, Sardinia, Tunis, and by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"In summer the thermometer occasionally rises to 104° Fahr., but only during violent sciroccos, which do not occur on more than 12 days annually, ..."

4. Southern Italy and Sicily: With Excursions to Malta, Sardinia, Tunis, and by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"In summer the thermometer occasionally rises to 104° Fahr., but only during violent sciroccos, which do not occur on more than 12 days annually, ..."

5. Memoirs of Father Ripa During Thirteen Years' Residence at the Court of by Matteo Ripa (1861)
"... in the same manner, while at Naples the weather passes from one extreme to another in the course of the same day, owing to the prevailing sciroccos. ..."

6. Letters and Correspondence of John Henry Newman During His Life in the by John Henry Newman (1891)
"Sometimes there were sciroccos and very trying, the wind like a furnace. The clouds were blue, the tawny mountains looking wondrous. ..."

7. In the Desert by Lisle March Phillipps (1905)
"To all these coasts the sciroccos of old brought the imps of the desert. Every town, and village, and hamlet learnt to recognise in them the sworn enemies ..."

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