Saint Martin's summer

noun

Saint Mar·​tin's summer -ˈmär-tᵊnz- How to pronounce Saint Martin's summer (audio)
variants or St. Martin's summer
: Indian summer when occurring in November

Word History

Etymology

Saint Martin's Day, November 11

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Saint Martin's summer was in 1591

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Cite this Entry

“Saint Martin's summer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20Martin%27s%20summer. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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