Origin of etesian
Examples from the Web for etesian
The Etesian winds blew fresh in summer from the north, across the sea, and refreshed the people in their gardens.Theocritus, Bion and Moschus|Theocritus
From about the twentieth of July to the end of August the famous Etesian winds ordinarily blew steadily from the west.Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent
And at dawn the Etesian winds blew strongly, which by the command of Zeus blow over every land equally.The Argonautica|Apollonius Rhodius
There the air is still, particularly when the Etesian winds cool the other parts of the country which are burnt up by heat.
Those which blow constantly at certain seasons of the year, as monsoon, trade, and etesian winds.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth