Translation of solstice in Spanish:
- solsticio (masculine) summer/winter solstice solsticio de verano/inviernoExample sentences
- The minimum length of shadow during a day is less in summer than in winter and at the solstices it changes from lengthening to shortening or visa versa.
- Now that the solstice has passed, winter is officially upon us.
- This first day of summer - the solstice, when the sun is at its peak - was traditionally a time of celebration for the ancient Druids.
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