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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hailstormhail‧storm /ˈheɪlstɔːm $ -ɔːrm/ noun [countable]  DNa storm when a lot of hail falls
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hailstormTowering convective clouds rained down a hailstorm of ash, and firebrands even spanned the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.The slight rattle of the windows in the theater builds to a clatter like a hailstorm.The quay was white and slippery with the granules of a recent hailstorm.Then came low commodity prices, scab disease, excessive moisture and crop-robbing hailstorms.
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