- a cold and dry southwesterly wind that sweeps down over the pampas of Argentina from the Andes.
Origin of pampero
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Historical Examples of pampero
Ostriches and hunters fled and galloped rapidly as the pampero.
All announced the approach of the pampero, that simoom of the prairies.
He explained that this pampero is frequent on the Argentine Plains.In Search of the Castaways
The day of the pampero, however, did not pass by before another incident happened on board the Esmeralda.On Board the Esmeralda
John Conroy Hutcheson
Therefore an attempt was made to disguise the character of the Pampero and her purpose, and the men were all ordered below.The History of Cuba, vol. 3
Willis Fletcher Johnson
- a dry cold wind in South America blowing across the pampas from the south or southwest