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English definition of “midsummer”

midsummer

noun [U]     /ˌmɪdˈsʌm.ər/ US  //
the period in the middle of summer : I don't normally take my holiday in midsummer. a midsummer evening The seasons the summer solstice, the day of the year on which it is light for the longest period of time (21 June in northern parts of the world , 22 December in southern parts of the world ): It's midsummer sometime this week , isn't it?Days and times of day
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