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sandstorm

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Meteorology, Geography
sandstormsand‧storm /ˈsændstɔːm $ -stɔːrm/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HEMa storm in the desert, in which sand is blown around by strong winds
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sandstormA venture on to the beach entailed braving a sandstorm which continued unabated over night, partially burying our boats!It landed a hundred feet behind us, starting a brief sandstorm before the pitch was bottomed.In a while, tiny figures lay slanted against the swirling yellows of a desert sandstorm.A ferocious sandstorm overturned a mobile library.Other natural phenomena also can bury a site, including sandstorms and landslides.
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