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  • n  a windstorm that lifts up clouds of dust or sand

  • During his 35 years in the Senate, he himself could summon up as hot a sirocco as any that scorched the Ship of State.
  • The Flagship Ethiopia, a Swedish-owned Bristol freight plane, refueled at Catania, in Sicily, and took off for Rome in a sirocco storm.
  • The Jerusalem rats may therefore help to explain why New Yorkers are fratchy in July and why a man who commits murder in Naples when the sirocco is blowing can hope for lenient .
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  • The art of pizza dough
    Chef Bill Braddock is passionate about Italian cuisine. Having grown up with thin-style, Neapolitan-style pizzas on the Jersey shore, it’s not surprising he brought them and the marinara sauce he learned from his grandmother, Louise Sirocco, to Bosko’s Trattoria in Calistoga.
    July 10, 2013 - The Weekly Calistogan

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