summer solstice

summer solstice
A solstice that occurs on June 21, give or take a day or two, when the sun is vertically overhead the 231/2° north parallel.

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  • Summer Solstice (album) — Infobox Album Name = Summer Solstice Type = studio Artist = Maddy Priorand Tim Hart Released = 1971 Recorded = Genre = Folk Length = 31:39 Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album = Next album = Summer Solstice is a 1971 album by… …   Wikipedia

  • summer solstice — noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point • Syn: ↑June 21, ↑midsummer • Ant: ↑winter solstice • Hypernyms: ↑solstice • Part Holonyms: ↑June …   Useful english dictionary

  • summer solstice — Astron. the solstice on or about June 21st that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. [1540 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • summer solstice — sum′mer sol′stice n. astron. the solstice on or about June 21 that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

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