Midsummer's Day


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Midsummer's Day

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Midsummer Day

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June 24, the feast of St John the Baptist; in England, Ireland, and Wales, one of the four quarter days. See also summer solstice
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Noun1.Midsummer's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and IrelandMidsummer's Day - a quarter day in England, Wales, and Ireland
quarter day - a Christian holy day; one of four specified days when certain payments are due
June - the month following May and preceding July
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and just now I realised that I thought that the summer solstice and Midsummer's Day were one and the same.
ON THIS DAY DAY MIDSUMMER'S DAY - A Quarter Day and Feast of St John the Baptist.
The monument site is open from 7pm on Tuesday, June 20, until 8am on midsummer's day, with free admission.
I did hear that Melbourne can get four seasons in a day, and on this midsummer's day, it's cool that I got to experience that.
We think of you always as we look out at your beautiful garden, especially today, Midsummer's Day.
IT'S just over a month until Midsummer's Day but trainer George Baker already has his eye on the Cheltenham Festival next March after Beausant landed the 1m2f handicap in workmanlike style.
95, HC, 104pp) is an enchanting story told in twenty-one succinct chapters, which can be read through June to conclude on Midsummer's Day.
He also conducted auroral observations through the long polar nights and an air sampling programme that collected particle fallout in the remote area--some of which were of lunar origin; ABOVE, RIGHT: Herbert writes: 'By Midsummer's Day the sun was circling overhead.
All that said we are hurtling towards June 21- Midsummer's Day - so take some time to stop and stare at your creative efforts, enjoy the moment as in my experience it's all too fleeting.
On a midsummer's day when many kids might be swimming, shooting baskets or just hanging out, trying to stay cool, seven teenagers were hard at work at the Stone Soup community center on King Street in Worcester, chopping vegetables, peeling garlic and washing greens.
Monday is Midsummer's Day, the longest day of the year, and from then on the daylight hours are chipped away gradually to lead us back into autumn and winter.
While many Americans refer to the solstice as the first day of summer, like dubbing the vernal equinox the first day of spring, European celebrations of the solstice (often involving bonfires) are meant to mark Midsummer's Day.