Midsummer Eve


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Midsummer Eve

n.
1. June 23, the day before Midsummer Day, celebrated in Europe, Latin America, and Scandinavian communities in the United States by merrymaking.
2. June 23, the day before Midsummer Day, celebrated in many Christian churches by feasting. Also called Saint John's Eve.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Midsummer Eve - the night before Midsummer DayMidsummer Eve - the night before Midsummer Day  
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
June - the month following May and preceding July
Translations
ليلَة 24 حُزَيْران
předvečer 24. červnaSvatojanská noc
Sankthansaften
Szent Iván-éj
svätojánska noc
Yaz Bayramı arifesi

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
References in classic literature ?
Midsummer eve had come, bringing deep verdure to the forest, and roses in her lap, of a more vivid hue than the tender buds of Spring.
Never had the Maypole been so gayly decked as at sunset on midsummer eve.
She draws a chair near, and sits down to wait till I have finished; her presence is as pleasant to my mind as the perfume of the fresh hay and spicy flowers, as the glow of the westering sun, as the repose of the midsummer eve are to my senses.
In the castle's historic kitchen, Mary prepares a Devon cream tea, before making a delicate peach posset for a Midsummer Eve woodland party the family are throwing to celebrate their second anniversary at the castle.
June 1933, and the Edevane family's country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the muchanticipated Midsummer Eve party.
7: 00-17: 00th If during traffic week falls holidays (public holidays: New Year~s Day, Epiphany, Good Friday, Easter Monday, May Day, Ascension, Midsummer Eve, Independence Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Boxing Day), the buyer pays full compensation for 145 hours to the road user, but the hour, that does not run because of the holiday or the equivalent, should be saved for use at a later date.
His more famous works, including the privately held Midsummer Eve (our cover image), are being joined by drawings and paintings sourced from far and wide.
On Midsummer Eve, her desperation will unleash an ancient, monstrous evil that threatens to annihilate her entire kingdom, including three hapless humans taking an untimely shortcut through the park: Henry, a pediatric oncologist recently dumped by his lover; Molly, still reeling from the suicide of her boyfriend; and Will, whose thoughtless infidelity may have cost him the love of his life.
The ambassador recalls, at the same time, the happy association that Midsummer occurs about the same time as the end of the school year, "so in addition to celebrating Midsummer eve, you would also be celebrating the long holiday ahead of you".
We intend to have a Pimms party on Midsummer Eve and want to use it to garnish the drinks.
John MeDermott's sleek set design features a country-chic antique stove and industrial steel table and chairs that make a mighty din when trashed during the Midsummer Eve festivities in which Swedish aristocrats and their servant drones traditionally mingle and make merry as equals.