from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The middle of the summer.
- noun The summer solstice, on or about June 21 in the Northern Hemisphere.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The middle of summer; the period of the summer solstice, about the 21st of June (astronomically the beginning of summer), because in Great Britain summer is considered as beginning with May; specifically, midsummer day, June 24th. See
midsummer day, below.
- noun Lunacy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The middle of summer.
- noun (Bot.) the oxeye daisy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The period around the
summer solstice; about 21st June in the northern hemisphere.
- noun The first day of
- noun The middle of
Midsummer Day, the English quarter day.
- adjective Happening in the middle of summer.
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- noun June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
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The lower leaves may blackspot a little and it gets devastated by Japanese beetles in midsummer, but quickly grows out of any damage.
Fans arrived several hours before faceoff, just like at a Cubs game in midsummer, milling on the street until the gates opened.
Each heart-shaped leaf is 2 to 3 inches long and held out gracefully, for a very layered, airy look that keeps its grace and hold even in midsummer heat.
The "unidentified decedent," reposing in the D.C. morgue since midsummer, is stored one floor down from street level.
Even if the producer is just someone with extra tomatoes from their backyard, or surplus eggs from their chickens in midsummer, or an overgrown apple tree.
- Video of engine #1914 running in midsummer at comments
These “polls” were done in midsummer and seemed to be conducted whereever there was a competitive race.
The river has been known to get bony in midsummer, but even then you can wade-fish or pick your way downriver in an inflatable craft.
The local school, which reopened in late spring but was still being repaired by midsummer, is rebuilt.
It gets more crowded in midsummer when school is out.