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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.
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solsticenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɒl.stɪs/  us   /ˈsɑːl.stɪs/
(Definition of solstice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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