black rain

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Noun[edit]

black rain (uncountable)

  1. rain contaminated by fungi spores, soot, or other particulate matter[1]
  2. radioactive rain that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki following the atomic bombings of 1945[2]

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  1. ^ 1902, The New International Encyclopædia (in English), Dodd, Mead and Company, page 81:
  2. ^ 1996, Kenzaburō Ōe, Hiroshima Notes (in English, translated from Japanese), Grove Press, 0802134645, page 192:

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