tamarind season
 n.— «For merchants, this is what is known as the “tamarind season”…the slow season which sees a sharp decline in consumer spending. This period calls for much creativity among retailers to woo customers and effectively augment sales.» —“Retailers get creative to combat slow season” by Donna Hussey-Whyte Jamaica Observer (Kingston) Jan. 24, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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