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During the night a Khamsin wind began to blow, though lightly as was to be expected at this season of the year.The Ivory Child|H. Rider Haggard
Their delay had been caused in part by the Khamsin wind, and in part by their sluggish movements.
Occasionally this crop is damaged by hot blasts—“Khamsin winds”—which shrivel the bean, especially if they occur when it is soft.The Khedive's Country|George Manville Fenn
Give a man the egotism of grief, and eloquence, and popularity, and he'll cut as sharp as the khamsin wind.Donovan Pasha And Some People Of Egypt, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Alexandria on our return was dimmed in the heat and choking in the sand clouds of a khamsin.