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drought
[drout]
NOUN
1.
a period of dry weather, especially a long one that is injurious to crops.
2.
an extended shortage: a drought of good writing.
3.
Archaic. thirst.
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Drought - Wikipedia

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United States Drought Monitor > Home

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When the rains fail, the land—and its people—vanish in the wind.

Drought | Weather Wiz Kids

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Drought | Ready.gov

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Nearly every part of our country experiences periods of reduced rainfall. If we plan for drought, then we can enjoy the benefits of normal or rainy years and not  ...

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