What is the origin of the term ‘monsoon’?


What is the origin of the term ‘monsoon’?

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  1. The word monsoon originates from the the Arabic word ‘Mausim’ which actually means a shift in the wind or a change in season. The Arabs used the word often to indicate a change in the direction of the wind in the desert. The change in wind direction was often followed by a dust storm.

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