midsummer

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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.

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

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]
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"
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

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

midsummer

[ˈmɪdˌsʌməʳ] npiena estate f

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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6 July 2017 - Irish drugmaker Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) has completed the divestiture of its South African based operations, Litha Healthcare Group, to Swiss drugmaker Acino Pharma AG, the company said.
Irish pharmaceutical company Endo International plc (NASDAQ:ENDP) reported on Monday the completion of the sale of its South African based operations, Litha Healthcare Group, to Acino Pharma AG.
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 .
WHILE most of us are planning our summer hols, pagans everywhere are busy rehearsing spells for the Sabbat of Litha.
Litha Beekman, who has been instrumental in the program is development, states, "The strategies and methods used place a premium on the learner's imagination and mind power.
The celebrations in this book follow the seasons, beginning with the autumn equinox, Mabon, and continuing through the seasons to the summer equinox, Litha.
Stop by today or give Litha Henley a call at 770-820-7386 or visit us Mon-Sat.
Following closing, the acquired portfolio of products, which is focused on pain, anti-infectives, cardiovascular and other specialty therapeutics areas, are being incorporated into Endo's Litha Healthcare Group portfolio, support its continued growth in South Africa as well as expand its international pharmaceuticals business
Cox, film editing: Christopher Bavota, special effects: Sergey Musin, make-up: Heidi Gray, set decoration: Robert Van De Coolwijk, music: Joe Silva, Richard Band, cast: Andre Velts, Brian Mitchell, Litha Booi, Andre Dellow, Tristan McConnell, Colin Sutcliffe, Justin Mancer, Justin McGibbon, Nicholas Wickstrom, Joy Lucelle De Gee, Ivan Botha, Graeme Richards, Traverse Le Goff, Rick Armando; The Raven, United States, 2008, short, producers: Dan Jones, Artemis Joukowsky, Steve Marx, director: Alexander Freeman, cinematography: Michael King, film editing: Alexander Freeman, Michael King, Peter Scheehle, special effects: Peter Scheehle, music: Lee Martin, cast: Paul Horn, Marianne Ryan; The Pit and the Pendulum, United States, 2009, producers: Paul Colichman, Stephen P.