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pam·pe·ro

 (păm-pâr′ō, päm-)
n. pl. pam·pe·ros
A strong cold southwest wind that blows across the pampas of South America.

[American Spanish, from pampa, pampa; see pampa.]
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pampero

(pæmˈpɛərəʊ; Spanish pamˈpero)
n, pl -ros (-rəʊz; Spanish -ros)
(Physical Geography) a dry cold wind in South America blowing across the pampas from the south or southwest
[C19: from American Spanish: (wind) of the pampas]
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In a pampero off the River Plate we speculate, if we are disabled, of running in to Buenos Ayres, the "Paris of America," and I have visions of bright congregating places of men, of the jollity of raised glasses, and of song and cheer and the hum of genial voices.
Before he could leave, however, six men posing as local detectives talked their way into his apartment and beat him with sidearms while shouting "pro-Nazi, anti-Semitic epithets." (50) The eight men who were arrested for this action three weeks later were described as members of nationalist organizations; one had connections to a local German propaganda outlet, Pampero. (51) The incident received enormous attention in the US media and served as an illustration of the tense relationship between Argentina and the United States, a relationship that only worsened in the ensuing years.
Passeriformes: Geosittaperuviana "pampero peruano", comun en zonas deserticas y semideserticas, anida en agujeros que excavan en el suelo y usualmente se le observa en parejas (Salinas et al.
Brands like Ron Abuelo Anejo, Plantation, Diplomatico and Pampero were represented, with ticket-holders being able to taste as many as they wanted.
To capture the balmy, tropical beaches of Venezuela, try Ron Pampero Blanco (PS19, 70cl, www.31dover.com) which is a versatile cocktail rum with a variety of vanilla, cocoa and spicy notes that's big on flavour and won't drown under crushed ice...
| To capture the tropical beaches of Venezuela, try Ron Pampero Blanco (PS19, 70cl, www.31dover.com) which is a versatile cocktail rum with a variety of vanilla, cocoa and spicy notes that's big on flavour and won't drown under crushed ice.