how to pronounce sirocco


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the above transcription of sirocco is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sirocco is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of sirocco in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the Sirocco served on three ships on one …”

meanings of sirocco


  1. A draft of hot air from an artificial source of heat.
  2. A hot and often strong southerly to southeasterly wind on the Mediterranean that originates in the Sahara and adjacent North African regions.

sirocco frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sirocco occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sirocco can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sirocco can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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