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Definition of Drought

Drought

  1. Dryness; want of rain or of water; especially, such dryness of the weather as affects the earth, and prevents the growth of plants; aridity.
  2. Thirst; want of drink.
  3. Scarcity; lack.

Drought Quotations

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
John Muir

Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems as they do today with drought, range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening budget on agriculture subsidies.
Michael McCaul

Violence is like a weed - it does not die even in the greatest drought.
Simon Wiesenthal

For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.
Ann Druyan

Years of drought and famine come and years of flood and famine come, and the climate is not changed with dance, libation or prayer.
John Wesley Powell
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Drought Translations

drought in Latin is sitis
drought in Swedish is torka, torkperiod
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