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Rainstorm   /rˈeɪnstˌɔrm/   Listen
Rainstorm

noun
1.
A storm with rain.






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"Rainstorm" Quotes from Famous Books



... gate, and guards of the shade—Moving-cloud and Great-bright-moon—close it to shut out his brightness. The three regions below him are guarded by maternal uncles and by his father, who never comes near the taboo house, which only his mother shares with him. His signs are those of the rainstorm—thunder, lightning, torrents of "red rain," high seas, and long-continued mists—these he inherits from his father. An ancestress rears Rainbow in the forests of Puna. Birds bear her upon their wings and serve her with abundance of food prepared without labor, and of their ...
— The Hawaiian Romance Of Laieikawai • Anonymous

... isn't. The poetry is in its owner. Any man who can stand in an open field under a July rainstorm and show another man where his bedroom is to be in a year's time ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 28th, 1920 • Various



Words linked to "Rainstorm" :   storm, rain, equinoctial storm, thundershower, line storm, violent storm, rainfall



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