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.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Although we've only just passed Midsummer's Eve, already there is a slight falling away in the volume of bird song, a gradual dampening down.
In June this crew of European storytellers will share their sea stories with school pupils over two days at the National Waterfront Museum, before returning to Cardiff Bay for a final performance for adults at the Norwegian Church on Midsummer's Eve.
Locally it is also called Gwal-y-Filiast and folklore has it that the capstone spins around three times on Midsummer's Eve, before going down to bathe in the River Waycock.
DURING THE CHERISHED Swedish tradition of Midsummer's Eve, the Lavender-Lit sky above Stockholm never darkens.
It was thought to ward off evil spirits and was used to plug any openings in doors or windows on Midsummer's Eve.
Why not sign up for this year's Make Music Day UK event in Huddersfield's Beaumont Park on midsummer's eve? Organisers are looking for wannabe entertainers who'd like to appear on the park's feted bandstand during the afternoon and evening of Thursday, June 21.
ENTERTAINMENT This week Mary visits Powderham Castle in Devon to help the owners celebrate an upgrade to their home with a Midsummer's Eve woodland party.
Peacefully, at Eryri Hospital, Caernarfon, and of Plas Pengwaith, Llanberis (late of 'Midsummer's Eve', Waunfawr) aged 92 years.
"As well as all our work on stage, there'll be magic and surprise throughout the whole year, from birthday fireworks and acrobatic outdoor theatre to a new exhibition of hidden treasures and even a secret fairy portal which will open at midnight on Midsummer's Eve."
Summer has come and Farmer John builds a great pile of wood for the Midsummer's Eve festival taking place on his land.
It all started yesterday, on Midsummer's Eve (it's actually the summer solstice, but I think Midsummer's Eve sounds better), when I was at my friend Maple's house (I know--a tree name like me).