dry season


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Noun1.dry season - one of the two seasons in tropical climatesdry season - one of the two seasons in tropical climates
time of year, season - one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions; "the regular sequence of the seasons"
rainy season - one of the two seasons in tropical climates
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It was on a sultry day of the dry season that he and one of his cousins had gone down to the bank to drink.
During a very dry season, it was proposed to attempt cutting a channel from it for the sake of the water, but the padre, after a consultation, declared it was too dangerous, as all Chile would be inundated, if, as generally supposed, the lake was connected with the Pacific.
The former circumstance I should have expected, from the less mixture, during the dry season, of cold water; but the latter statement appears very strange and contradictory.
But it was not till the fourth year that I could allow myself the least grain of this corn to eat, and even then but sparingly, as I shall say afterwards, in its order; for I lost all that I sowed the first season by not observing the proper time; for I sowed it just before the dry season, so that it never came up at all, at least not as it would have done; of which in its place.
Directly I appeared Dona Rita, away there on the couch, passed the tips of her fingers over her eyes and holding her hands up palms outwards on each side of her head, shouted to me down the whole length of the room: "The dry season has set in." I glanced at the pink tips of her fingers perfunctorily and then drew back.
He has been here to-day and the dry season has set in."
Two stone steps worn away by the friction of many feet led to the door, which was made of three planks; the door had never been painted or varnished, so great cracks yawned in it during the dry season to close again when the rains came on.
I've been up an' down it from end to end, and had two dry seasons in those very parts, as I told you when I spoke of the war I made on the slave-dealers.
Even in dry seasons it is a danger to cross it, but after these autumn rains it is an awful place.
I have watered the red huckleberry, the sand cherry and the nettle-tree, the red pine and the black ash, the white grape and the yellow violet, which might have withered else in dry seasons.
Space agency INPE, however, said the large number of wildfires could not be attributed to the dry season or natural phenomena alone.
During a meeting on Tuesday to review results achieved by the ministry in the first half of this year and set targets for the second half, Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem said electricity supply during the dry season had been insufficient, despite government efforts.