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buran The local name for a wind in Russia and central Asia which blows strongly from the north-east in both winter and summer. In winter it is very cold and associated with much snow, when the wind is also called ‘purga’.

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buran

buran Regional wind in Russia and central Asia which blows strongly from the north-east in both winter and summer. In winter it is very cold and is associated with much snow, when the wind is also termed ‘purga’.

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