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St Luke's summer

Line breaks: St Luke's sum¦mer
Pronunciation: /luːks
 
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Definition of St Luke's summer in English:

noun

British
A period of fine weather around 18 October (the saint’s feast day).
Example sentences
  • A little discussion arose as to whether this was the "Indian summer," or, as we call the return of warm bright days in autumn, "St. Luke's summer".
  • Apparently, if good weather lasts into September and October then we have a "St. Luke's Summer"; hence the expression "lukewarm".

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