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A violent windstorm of the Eurasian steppes, accompanied in summer by dust and in winter by snow.

[Russian, from Tatar buran or a kindred Turkic source ; akin to Mongolian boruğan, heavy rain.]


(buːˈrɑːn) or


(in central Asia) n
1. (Physical Geography) a blizzard, with the wind blowing from the north and reaching gale force
2. (Physical Geography) a summer wind from the north, causing dust storms
[C19: from Russian, of Turkic origin; related to Kazan Tatar buran]
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