- the saint's day of St. John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24, being one of the four quarter days in England.
Origin of Midsummer Day
before 1150; Middle English, Old English
Also called St. John's Day.
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Examples from the Web for midsummer day
And mightn't one treat oneself to asparagus, as it's midsummer-day?Married
The Pontypridd ceremonies are similar to those of Midsummer-day, already mentioned.British Goblins
Midsummer-Day arrived, and the village of Adlerstein presented a most unusual spectacle.The Dove in the Eagle's Nest
Charlotte M. Yonge
Counsel having given an adverse opinion it was resolved to let the matter rest until the meeting of the livery on Midsummer-day.London and the Kingdom - Volume III
Reginald R. Sharpe
John Erskine woke with the singing of the birds on the morning of Midsummer-day.The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 2(of 3)