American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or appearing in summer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or appropriate to summer.
- adj. Of or relating to summer.
- adj. Coming forth in the summer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (rare) of or occurring in summer
- From Latin aestivalis. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French, from Latin aestīvālis, from aestīvus, from aestās, summer. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But the real masters of estival retreat were the Romans and the Renaissance popes and princes who followed them into the hills of Latium.”
“On the one hand, they should side with us because of the nuclear technology we promised them this summer; on the other, India's alternate estival accord was with Iran, which agreed to a pipeline deal that would pump natural gas directly into India.”
“I am so looking forward to hearing her at Roskilde estival 08.. whehey!”
“But there's no estival diversion quite like a juicy brew of crime and passion: a bouillabaisse of murder, sex and politics, perhaps with a hint of the milieu mixed in.”
“O facto de ter sido um verão frio, húmido e chuvoso certamente que não teve nada a ver com a diminuição do habitual flagelo estival dos incêndios.”
“A man of the right temperament gains greatly by a temporary estival transplantation; and if Johnny always contrived to seem dominant and prosperous at home, he now seemed lordly and triumphant abroad.”
“As he stood beside the bridal pair he seemed almost too festive, too estival, too ebullient for this poor earth of ours.”
“The _crouptière_ and _estival_, together with the _chanfron_, were of the most costly description.”
“The announcement comes o n the heels of rumors that Jay-Z might also be performing at another giant music f estival, Bonnaroo.”
“All together I worked for both local and national activities and for those of their participation in I nternational F estival of D ance S chools in Sanremo Italy.”
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