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A dry, dust-laden, but relatively cool north-easterly or easterly wind in north-west Africa, part of the trade-wind system. In the wet (summer) season it tends to give way to monsoon winds from the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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