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"solstice" in British English

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(Definition of “solstice” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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solsticenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɑl·stɪs, ˈsoʊl-/

earth science either of the two times during the year when the sun is farthest from the equator, about June 21st when the sun is farthest north of the equator and about December 22nd when it is farthest south:

The summer solstice has the longest days, and the winter solstice has the shortest.

(Definition of “solstice” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)