Definitions for "Harmattan"
Keywords:  sahara, dusty, desert, guinea, africa
A dry, hot wind, prevailing on the Atlantic coast of Africa, in December, January, and February, blowing from the interior or Sahara. It is usually accompanied by a haze which obscures the sun.
(Saharan) Dry dusty wind from Sahara that blows towards the West African coast
A very dry North-East wind prevalent in West Africa during the dry season (November to March) carrying with it great quantities of dust from the Sahara.