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Origin of Indian summer
Example sentences from the Web for indian summer
It was thus he smoothed away the sulky frown which suited neither his face, nor the gentle Indian-summer sunshine.Lord Loveland Discovers America|C. N. Williamson
The sun burned crimson in a gray-blue sky through a delicate Indian-summer haze, as beautiful as a day-dream in paradise.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
There was a flicker of color left on the oaks and maples, and though it was not Indian-summer weather it was first cousin to it.Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches|Sarah Orne Jewett
And above was the peaceful pale blue of an Indian-summer sky.The Seven Darlings|Gouverneur Morris
It was a warm, Indian-summer afternoon, and the old rancher sat out on the porch in his shirt-sleeves.The Mysterious Rider|Zane Grey
British Dictionary definitions for indian summer
Word Origin for Indian summer
Cultural definitions for indian summer
A period of unusually warm weather in the fall, often following a seasonable cold spell.
Idioms and Phrases with indian summer
A period of mild, sunny weather occurring in late autumn, usually following a seasonable cold spell. For example, We had two whole days of Indian summer this year, and then it turned cold again. [Late 1700s]