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  • n. The part of the year when most of the rain falls.


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  • Eighty years later, as Alfred Wallace sat in Sarawak waiting for the wet season to end and pondering the great mass of facts that had “never been properly utilized,” these books were among what he had in mind.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • During the wet season ” or spring ” of 1855, while living in a small house at the foot of the Santubong Mountains (with one Malay boy who acted as cook and general companion), he tells us how he occupied his time in looking over his books and pondering “over the problem which was rarely absent from [his] thoughts.”

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences

  • “Beachcomber,” it must be said that, having made good and sufficient provision against the advent of the wet season

    The Confessions of a Beachcomber

  • If we take the word ayame in the meaning of rain-stop, then we can understand the poem as follows: It is the wet season now, and it is raining within my heart.

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

  • 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

  • Her simple predictions about the foaling prospects of a young mare or the illnesses that struck down the wild horses in the wet season always came true, and her father would smile at her and say she was blessed by Poseidon, who loved horses.

    Shield of Thunder


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