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midsummer

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdˈsʌmər; ˌmɪdˈsʌmə(r)/

Translation of midsummer in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • pleno verano (masculine) Midsummer's Day el solsticio estival or vernal (in the Northern hemisphere) el día de San Juan
    Example sentences
    • For the remainder of the 1930s its members continued to hold services either at Stonehenge or Normanton Gorse, but in July rather than at midsummer.
    • On midsummer night last year, for example, he joined other artists for a special display on the River Thames.
    • The midsummer's eve dance was in precisely four days, and she already had her dress all prepared.

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