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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| MIDSUMMER'S DAY - A Quarter Day and Feast of St John the Baptist.
MIDSUMMER'S DAY: A Quarter Day and Feast of St John the Baptist.
MIDSUMMER'S DAY 1314: The Battle of Bannockburn took place near Stirling Castle - Robert the Bruce (of spider fame) inflicted a crushing defeat on Edward II of England.
One hundred years later, commemorations will be held on Midsummer's Day to remember the 15 German lives lost as a result of the scuttling of the fleet and there is a hunt on in Germany to find their relatives.
To Estonians and their friends the Estonian House is a place where they can take part in Estonian singing and dancing, celebrate jaanipaev (Midsummer's Day), Estonian Independence Day, and other special occasions.
After a "marvellous" Midsummer's Day on Sunday (24 June) at 27C, the Met Office forecasts 30C by Tuesday and highs of around 33C on Wednesday and Thursday.
GRANT BRADBURN last night repeated his plea for more games after Scotland's season ended before midsummer's day for the second year running.
| June 21 MIDSUMMER'S day today means we have more daylight in the northern hemisphere than on any other day in the year, so sunshine and blue skies start early and finish late.
There's no better time to perform Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream than in the run-up to midsummer's day.
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. You are very much missed by us all.