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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

Worm or beetle - drought or tempest - on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
Will Carleton

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

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

Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.
Dwight Morrow
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Drought Translations

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