Definition of harmattan. Meaning of harmattan. Synonyms of harmattan

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Definition of harmattan

Harmattan
Harmattan Har*mat"tan, n. [F. harmattan, prob. 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 accompanied by a haze which obscures the sun.

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