Sentence Examples


  • The world is becoming a more dangerous place for you, and I'd hoped we could wait until the winter solstice to perform the rite.
  • He was early this year, but he.d rather visit now than risk he.d be grounded during winter solstice in a month.
  • This diminution of pressure, which continues as the heat increases till it reaches its maximum in July soon after the solstice, is followed by the corresponding development of the south-west monsoon; and as the barometric pressure is gradually restored, and becomes equalized within the tropics soon after the equinox in October, with the general fall of temperature north of the equator, the south-west winds fall off, and are succeeded by a north-east monsoon, which is developed during the winter months by the relatively greater atmospheric pressure which then occurs over Asia, as compared with the equatorial region.
  • The solar character of this deity appears especially in the annual feast of his awakening shortly after the winter solstice (Joseph.
  • Vatke considered it a celebration of the spring solstice, Baur a means of removing the impurity of the old year.

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