[ US /mɑnˈsun/ ]
[ UK /mənsˈuːn/ ]
  1. rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains
  2. a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter
  3. any wind that changes direction with the seasons
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How To Use monsoon In A Sentence

  • There are marked changes in the abundance, activity and composition of almost all components of the pelagic system of the Banda Sea, related to the monsoon-induced alternation between periods of upwelling and downwelling (see Zijlstra and Baars, 1990). Indonesian Sea large marine ecosystem
  • The Indian monsoon is now under way. Times, Sunday Times
  • I returned to my hotel to sit at the window and watch the grand son-et-lumière that night, the opening show of the south-west monsoon.
  • The failure of the monsoon would destroy harvests on which 1000 million people rely.
  • We get only very little rain during the South West monsoon.
  • Spending has been jump-started by a drop in interest rates to 30-year lows as well as by the best monsoon since 1988.
  • To attract holidayers to the State during the Southwest monsoon, brochures detailing the various facets of the monsoon have been brought as in previous years.
  • Mianyang city belongs to eastern subtropics monsoon climate region, moderate climate, and distinctive four seasons.
  • On the other hand, when armed with a large umbrella or a well-fitting raincoat and perhaps a pair of gumboots, it is possible to enjoy the monsoon rains, and take time out to splash through muddy puddles and wade through waterlogged roads.
  • In this tropical climate, there is a rainy, monsoon season from May to October.
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