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mid·sum·mer

 (mĭd′sŭm′ər)
n.
1. The middle of the summer.
2. The summer solstice, on or about June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere.
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midsummer

(ˈmɪdˈsʌmə)
n
1.
a. the middle or height of the summer
b. (as modifier): a midsummer carnival.
2. (Astronomy) another name for summer solstice
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mid•sum•mer

(ˈmɪdˈsʌm ər, -ˌsʌm-)

n.
1. the middle of summer.
2. the summer solstice, around June 21.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or occurring in the middle of the summer.
[before 900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midsummer - June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost pointmidsummer - June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
June - the month following May and preceding July
solstice - either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
summer, summertime - the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox; "they spent a lazy summer at the shore"
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Translations
مُنْتَصَف الصَّيْف
uprostřed léta
midsommermidsommer-
nyárközép
JoninėsJoninių naktisvasarvidisvidurvasaris
vasaras vidus/saulgrieži
uprostred leta
yaz ortası

midsummer

[ˈmɪdˈsʌməʳ]
A. Npleno verano m
in midsummeren pleno verano
"Midsummer Night's Dream""El sueño de una noche de verano"
B. CPD Midsummer('s) Day NDía m de San Juan (24 junio)
midsummer madness Nlocura f pasajera
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

midsummer

[ˌmɪdˈsʌmər]
nle plein été m
in midsummer → en plein été
modif [day, morning] → d'été
a midsummer day in the midst of a heat-wave → un jour d'été en pleine canicule
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare → "Songe d'une nuit d'été" de William ShakespeareMidsummer Day Midsummer's Day nSaint-Jean fmid-term blues n [government] → chute f de popularité de milieu de mandatmidterm elections [ˌmɪdtɛrmɪˈlɛkʃənz] nplélections fpl de mi-mandatmidterm exams [ˌmɪdtɛrmɪgˈzæmz] nplexamens mpl de mi-trimestre
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

midsummer

[ˈmɪdˌsʌməʳ] npiena estate f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

midsummer

(midˈsamə) noun
the middle of summer. It happened in midsummer; (also adjective) a midsummer day.
Midsummer ˈDay noun
the 24th of June when the saint's day of St. John the Baptist is celebrated.
Midsummer ˈEve noun
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Blood was oozing from the mouth," Litha told court.
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Summary: Syrian artist Rowaida has released a new song called "Ana Indi Litha" (I Have Desires), written by the poet Josef Bodamis and produced by 'Al Anoud Production'
Barros said Litha approached him "three or four months ago," and didn't say why they wanted to sell, but it seemed to him a good investment at this point.
DR LITHA BEEKMAN works in the Department of Educational Psychology in the Faculty of Education at South Africa's university of Johannesburg.
To the Druids of the ancient Celts this festival was Alban Heruin ("Light of the Shore"), to the ancient Gauls it was the Feast of Epona, to Wiccans attempting to reconstruct paganism it is Litha.
19 Midsummer is sometimes called Litha by pagans, which comes from an Anglo-Saxon word referring to the calm sailing conditions to be found at this time of year.
1); Eastara (spring equinox); Beltane (May 1); Litha (summer solstice); Lughnassad (Aug.
Mandisa Monakali from South Africa, and Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Regional Director of the African Center for Empowerment, Gender and Advocacy Kenya, expressed an interest in WILPF's experiences with the Peace Train from Helsinki to Beijing in 1995 and thought the idea worth adapting for Africa.
For example, there are simple spells to celebrate different moons, festivals (such as Litha, a midsummer celebration of the Sun at its zenith), and even recipes, such as Tortellini Summer Salad .