Definition for SCI'ROC, or SCI-ROC'CO

SCI'ROC, or SCI-ROC'CO, n. [It. scirocco.]

In Italy, a south-east wind; a hot, suffocating wind, blowing from the burning deserts of Africa. This name is given also in the north-east of Italy, to a cold, bleak wind from the Alps. – Encyc.

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