[n] - a dusty wind from the Sahara that blows toward the W coast of Africa during the winter
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A very dry North-East wind prevalent in West Africa during the dry season (November to March) carrying with it great quantities of dust from the Sahara.
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Har·mat'tan (här*măt't a n) noun [ French harmattan , probably of Arabic origin.] A dry, hot wind, prevailing on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in December, January, and February, blowing from the interior or Sahara. It is usually accomp...
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• (n.) A dry, hot wind, prevailing on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in December, January, and February, blowing from the interior or Sahara. It is usually accompanied by a haze which obscures the sun.
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hot, dry wind that blows from the northeast or east in the western Sahara and is strongest in late fall and winter (late November to mid-March). It ... [14 related articles]
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The Harmattan is a dry and dusty West African trade wind. It blows south from the Sahara into the Gulf of Guinea between the end of November and the middle of March (winter). The temperatures can be as low as 3 degrees Celsius. The name comes from or is related to an Akan cognate. On its passage ov...
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The dry, dusty trade wind blowing off the Sahara Desert across the Gulf of Guinea and the Cape Verde Islands. Sometimes called the DOCTOR, because of its supposed healthful properties.
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1) Air current 2) Current of air 3) Wind
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