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Definition of Drought

Drought
Drought Drought, n. [OE. droght, drougth, dru??, AS. druga?, from drugian to dry. See Dry, and cf. Drouth, which shows the original final sound.] 1. Dryness; want of rain or of water; especially, such dryness of the weather as affects the earth, and prevents the growth of plants; aridity. The drought of March hath pierced to the root. --Chaucer. In a drought the thirsty creatures cry. --Dryden. 2. Thirst; want of drink. --Johnson. 3. Scarcity; lack. A drought of Christian writers caused a dearth of all history. --Fuller.

Meaning of Drought from wikipedia

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- Drought in Australia is defined by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology as rainfall over a three-month period being in the lowest decile of what has been...
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- areas are affected by drought and allowing ecosystems and core species po****tions to survive until the drought breaks. Drought refuges are important...
- experienced the worst drought in one hundred years, and there were indications that 2006 may have been a second successive year of drought. A 2006 article in...
- novel by British author J. G. Ballard. An expanded version, retitled The Drought, was first published in 1965 by Jonathan Cape. In contrast to Ballard's...
- 2022 European drought During the summer of 2022, parts of Europe experienced drought conditions exacerbated by heat waves. On 9 August, a senior European...