the middle of summer.
the summer solstice, around June 21.
- mid·sum·mer·y, adjective
- pre·mid·sum·mer, noun, adjective
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How to use midsummer in a sentence
Temperatures are mild during the day and chilly at night, just right for cozying up in your sleeping bag, and the midsummer crowds have disappeared, making scoring a campsite that much easier.
Around them, Kansas City glowed in the midsummer dusk; ahead of them glimmered the future.
The midnight sun makes the crime low and the people cheerful from midsummer until the first days of autumn.
midsummer's Day is an appropriately Game of Thrones-ish date for a birthday, and Prince William turns 31 today.
At midsummer was to be a fete in the Saboba village, and the San Bernardino priest would come there.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
About Christmas they again ravaged Northumberland, and let off Cumberland till midsummer day next year for the sum of 600 marks.King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
Tell you what I did over in Chattanooga—in red-hot midsummer, too, said Flick, in a burst of confidence.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
Five thousand pounds were sent to keep things going until midsummer, and out of this Sidney was to pay the soldiers.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3) | Richard Bagwell
The two queens—one at the dawn, the other in the midsummer of life—presented at this moment the utmost contrast.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for midsummer
the middle or height of the summer
(as modifier): a midsummer carnival
another name for summer solstice
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