sum·​mer·​long | \ ˈsə-mər-ˌlȯŋ How to pronounce summerlong (audio) , -ˈlȯŋ \

Definition of summerlong

: lasting through the summer

Examples of summerlong in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since a reduction in infections in June prompted Pritzker to reopen businesses and allow for larger groups – up to 50 – to gather, the highly contagious and sometimes-fatal virus has been on a summerlong rebound. USA TODAY, "Biker rally, convention problems, school crowding: News from around our 50 states," 10 Aug. 2020 Experience some of the fun parts of the olden days at two events: the (typically) monthly First Fridays at the Farm and the summerlong Grapevine Pioneers. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Revisit the 1800s with two family-friendly events in Grapevine’s historic downtown," 5 June 2020 The Rock Hall Honors show is designed to be the kicker to the museum’s summerlong series of live music programs. Chuck Yarborough,, "Rock Hall Honors celebrates Hall of Famer Mavis Staples in revamped Music Masters program," 1 Aug. 2019 In London, the Science Museum is celebrating Apollo 11 with a summerlong festival of space. Fox News, "Apollo 11: 50 years on, the world celebrates the Moon landing," 20 July 2019 Montrealers find themselves in the thick of a summerlong festival season. Meghan Miner Murray, National Geographic, "9 Bastille Day bashes that celebrate French culture," 12 July 2019 Dates for all the summerlong preliminary events are announced in early June. Amy S. Rosenberg,, "The insider scoop on locals' favorite Shore spots and events," 17 July 2017 The summerlong project will rebuild the concrete pavement of the road, also known as Minnesota Highway 51. Pioneer Press, Twin Cities, "Snelling Avenue rebuild — near Fairgrounds, Har Mar — begins Monday," 31 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of summerlong

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Summerlong.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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