summer solstice

noun

Definition of summer solstice

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 : 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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“Summer solstice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summer%20solstice. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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