It was the expected--nay, the announced--sirocco, and it brought the lugger to windward beyond all dispute.
Tramontana and sirocco alternate, and each is more unendurable than the other.
Occasionally when the sirocco blows that sensation becomes strange and exquisite.
Kalliope, faithful even amid the torment of the sirocco, followed her.
The sirocco was gently blowing, the air was heavy, she was tired, she looked a little pale.
The deep melancholy poured into him by sirocco caused him to do so now.
The southwest wind during the warmer portion of the summer months is a sort of sirocco in Illinois.
He had remembered his sensation in the sea that gray morning of sirocco.
That sirocco, the worst of many Italian varieties: who shall calculate its debilitating effect upon the stamina of the race?
He remembered the morning of sirocco, his fear, his passion of tears in the boat.
"hot wind blowing from the Libyan deserts," 1610s, from Italian sirocco, from vulgar Arabic shoruq "the east wind," from Arabic sharqi "eastern, east wind," from sharq "east," from sharaqa "to rise" (in reference to the sun).