Origin of monsoon
OTHER WORDS FROM monsoonmon·soon·al, adjective
Words nearby monsoon
How to use monsoon in a sentence
At the start of every monsoon, Doli Kumari’s family refills their LPG cooking gas cylinder and uses it for three or four months.
This monsoon, however, the family plans not to bother with refilling their cylinder.
India’s parliament was operational on a Sunday for the first time ever, because the pandemic delayed and shortened the monsoon session.Why are India’s farmers and politicians opposing the new agriculture reforms?|Manavi Kapur|September 21, 2020|Quartz
So when the summer monsoon rains arrived nearly 16 days later than usual, farmers were able to delay planting their rice and other crops until closer to the time of the monsoon, Acharya says.
In just one example, Robertson and colleagues recently developed detailed subseasonal forecasts of monsoon rains over northern India.
Monsoon rains sparked widespread flooding that submerged the camp in water.
The monsoon season that year saw six tiger attacks, despite the normal rarity of such incidents in that season.How Climate Change Is Causing Chaos in the Animal Kingdom|Nina Strochlic|January 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By Sunday, the shifting winds of a monsoon storm drove the flames toward the town.Inside the Yarnell, Arizona, Fire: How It Happened, and the Questions Still Unanswered|Christine Pelisek, Terry Greene Sterling|July 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Bangkok metro continued to operate even as a foot of water lapped at the entrances during the 2011 monsoon.Hurricane Sandy’s Lesson for Flood-Proofing a Subway|Josh Dzieza|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Neither heat nor the threat of monsoon-like rains keeps activists from their placards.Amnesty International’s Pussy Riot Concert: Balaclavas and Punk Rockers|Robin Givhan|August 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Undoubtedly the best time to try and climb the mountain would be before the monsoon breaks in May or early June.
Without consulting the meteorologist at Simla it is difficult to accept assertions about the monsoon as ultimate truth.
Huge breakers, urged on by the southeast monsoon, boil over these rocks from one year's end to the next.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
I suppose this break may be taken as the forerunner of the monsoon on Mount Everest.
Will the whole of the snow fallen during the monsoon of 1921 have melted before the next monsoon, and if so by what date?
British Dictionary definitions for monsoon
Derived forms of monsoonmonsoonal, adjective
Word Origin for monsoon
Scientific definitions for monsoon
Cultural definitions for monsoon
A wind system that affects large climatic regions and reverses direction seasonally.