[shuh-rok-oh, suh-]

noun, plural sci·roc·cos. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for scirocco

Historical Examples of scirocco

  • It was warm for the season, almost sultry, as the Scirocco was blowing.


    Anna Miller Costantini

  • The day was warm and damp, a day of scirocco, frequent at Milan in the early autumn.

    The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci

    Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

  • One exchanges complaints upon the subject of the weather, the scirocco, the rain.

  • She continued in great suffering till Friday, when the weather suddenly changed to scirocco, and she at once rallied.

  • To-night, for example, the waning moon will rise late through veils of scirocco.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds