Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The passing of a winter in a particular place; a wintering.
  • n. The act of affording shelter in winter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The passing of a winter in a particular place; a wintering.
  • n. The act of affording shelter in winter.

Etymologies

Latin hiematio. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I hope, however, to get home within this fortnight, and about the end of October to my hyemation in Dover Street.

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