dry, the n.
(Aus.) the dry season.
|(con. 1941) Capricornia (1939) 74: The Dry! the good old Dry — when the grasses yellowed, browned, died to tinder.|
|One Wet Season 22: With the Dry come plentiful fruits.|
|I Travelled a Lonely Land (1957) 233/1: Dry, the – the long period without rainfall in the north of Australia.|