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downpour

[doun-pawr, -pohr] /ˈdaʊnˌpɔr, -ˌpoʊr/
noun
1.
a heavy, drenching rain.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; down1 + pour
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British Dictionary definitions for downpours

downpour

/ˈdaʊnˌpɔː/
noun
1.
a heavy continuous fall of rain
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Word Origin and History for downpours

downpour

n.

1811, from down (adv.) + pour.

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