midsummer

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noun mid·sum·mer \-ˈsə-mər, -ˌsəm-\

Definition of midsummer

  1. 1 :  the middle of summer

  2. 2 :  the summer solstice

midsummer

adjective

Examples of midsummer in a sentence

  1. The new product should be in stores by midsummer.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of midsummer

before 12th century


MIDSUMMER Defined for English Language Learners

midsummer

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noun mid·sum·mer \-ˈsə-mər, -ˌsəm-\

Definition of midsummer for English Language Learners

  • : the middle of summer


MIDSUMMER Defined for Kids

midsummer

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noun mid·sum·mer \ˈmid-ˈsə-mər\

Definition of midsummer for Students

  1. 1 :  the middle of summer

  2. 2 :  the summer solstice



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