midwinter

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noun mid·win·ter \ ˈmid-ˈwin-tər , -ˌwin- \

Definition of midwinter

1 :the winter solstice
2 :the middle of winter

midwinter

adjective

Examples of midwinter in a Sentence

  1. the heavy snows and frigid temperatures of midwinter

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First Known Use of midwinter

before 12th century


MIDWINTER Defined for English Language Learners

midwinter

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Definition of midwinter for English Language Learners

  • : the middle of winter


MIDWINTER Defined for Kids

midwinter

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noun mid·win·ter \ ˈmid-ˈwin-tər \

Definition of midwinter for Students

1 :the middle of winter
2 :the winter solstice


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