Meaning of “summer” in the English Dictionary

"summer" in British English

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summernoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈsʌm.ər/ us /ˈsʌm.ɚ/

A1 the season of the year between spring and autumn when the weather is warmest, lasting from June to September north of the equator and from December to March south of the equator:

We have breakfast on the balcony in (the) summer.
Last summer they went to Australia, and two summers ago they went to Brazil.
That year it was a hot, dry summer.
summer weather/sun
a summer/summer's day
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summerverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈsʌm.ər/ us /ˈsʌm.ɚ/

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

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summernoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈsʌm·ər/

the season of the year between spring and fall, lasting from June to September north of the equator and from December to March south of the equator, when the weather is warmest:

[ C ] We always spend our summers on the island.

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