Definitions

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  • n. Any season in which little rain falls; used especially in the tropics where it alternates with the rainy season

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one of the two seasons in tropical climates

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Examples

  • The first isolates were created during the dry season of 1980: a one-hectare patch and a tenhectare.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • These gender roles led to conflict when the women excessively pruned the nitrogen-fixing trees during the dry season to feed their goats, which killed many of the trees.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Hot dry winds are unknown, but in the height of the wet season — which coincides with the dry season of the Southern States — the moisture-laden air may be likened to the vapour of a steam bath.

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

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