Meaning of monsoon
Pronunciation: (mon-sn'), [key]
- the seasonal wind of the Indian Ocean and southern Asia, blowing from the southwest in summer and from the northeast in winter.
- (in India and nearby lands) the season during which the southwest monsoon blows, commonly marked by heavy rains; rainy season.
- any wind that changes directions with the seasons.
- any persistent wind established between water and adjoining land.
- monsoon (Thesaurus)