a strong Asian wind of the Asian steppes accompanying dust storms in summer and blizzards in winter.
a violent storm with this wind.
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How to use buran in a sentence
Cold waves and warm waves are common, and blizzards resemble the buran or purga of Russia and Siberia.
This buran is apt to cause the loss of many lives, both of men and cattle.Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology | Robert DeCourcy Ward
The book contains the lives of very few women; but one of the privileged of her sex is buran, who died in 884.A Boswell of Baghdad | E. V. Lucas
British Dictionary definitions for buran
a blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force
a summer wind from the north, causing dust storms
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