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Monsoon

is a corruption of the Malay word mooseem (year or season). For six months it is a north-east trade-wind, and for six months a south-west.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Monmouth Cap
Monmouth Street (London)
Monnaie de Basoche
Mononia
Monophagous
Monophysites
Monothelism
Monroe Doctrine
Monsieur
Monsieur de Paris
Monsoon
Monster (The)
Monsters
Mont
Mont de Piété
Mont St. Michel
Montagnards [the mountain party]
Montague
Montanists
Montanto
Monteer Cap

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