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Saint Martin's summer

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noun Saint Mar·tin's summer \-ˈmär-tənz-\

Definition of Saint Martin's summer

  1. :  Indian summer when occurring in November



Origin of saint martin's summer

Saint Martin's Day, November 11


First Known Use: 1591


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