summer solstice

noun

Definition of summer solstice

  1. 1 :  the point in the sky occupied by the sun on or about June 22d when summer begins in the northern hemisphere :  the June solstice

  2. 2 :  the time at which the sun reaches the June solstice for dwellers in the northern hemisphere or the December solstice for those in the southern hemisphere

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