Definition of Manhattanhenge in English:

Manhattanhenge

Syllabification: Man·hat·tan·henge
Pronunciation: /ˌmanˌhatnˈhenj, mən-/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

  • A phenomenon occurring just before and after the summer solstice, in which the sun sets in alignment with the streets that run east to west on Manhattan’s street grid: this year’s first opportunity for seeing Manhattanhenge’s glory came Tuesday night

Origin

early 21st century: blend of Manhattan and Stonehenge.

More definitions of Manhattanhenge

Definition of Manhattanhenge in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little