Midsummer definition

mĭdsŭmər
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The summer solstice, on or about June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere.
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The middle of the summer.
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The middle of summer.
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The time of the summer solstice, about June 21
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Of, in, or like midsummer.
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The period around the summer solstice; about 21st June in the northern hemisphere.
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The first day of summer.
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The middle of summer.
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Midsummer Day, the English quarter day.
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A pagan holiday or Wiccan Sabbat.
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Happening in the middle of summer.
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A pagan holiday and Wiccan Sabbat.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
midsummer
Plural:
midsummers

Origin of midsummer

  • From Middle English, from Old English midsumer, midsumor (“midsummer"), from Proto-Germanic *midjaz (“mid-"), *sumaraz (“summer"), equivalent to mid- +"Ž summer. More at mid, summer.

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