Saint Austin's summer

noun
Saint Aus·​tin's summer | \ -ˈȯstə̇nz- \
variants: or Saint Augustine's summer \ -​ȯˈgəstə̇nz-​ \

Definition of Saint Austin's summer

British
: Indian summer when occurring in September

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History and Etymology for Saint Austin's summer

after St. Austin (Augustine); probably from the proximity of his feast day (August 28)

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“Saint Austin's summer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20Austin%27s%20summer. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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