Indian summer

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Definition of Indian summer

1 : a period of warm or mild weather in late autumn or early winter
2 : a happy or flourishing period occurring toward the end of something the crowning performance of the Indian summer of her career— Octavio Roca

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She is in the Indian summer of her career.

First Known Use of Indian summer

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Indian summer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indian%20summer. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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Indian summer

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English Language Learners Definition of Indian summer

: a period of warm weather in late autumn or early winter
: a happy or pleasant period near the end of someone's life, career, etc.

Indian summer

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Kids Definition of Indian summer

: a period of mild weather in late autumn or early winter

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