- midsummer day,
- midsummer eve,
- midsummer madness,
- midsummer night's dream, a,
- midsummer's day
Origin of midsummer
Examples from the Web for midsummer
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.
Up hill and down dale, through the riches of midsummer, the route chosen wound.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
Then the blackness fell once more; and a thin peal of midsummer thunder rolled over the unseen tree-tops.The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts
We seem just to have struck the peak of the midsummer U-boat campaign.Sea-Hounds|Lewis R. Freeman
A midsummer morning after a night of rain—and yet, no bird, no hopeful greenery, no sense of the upward yearning Earth-Soul!The River and I|John G. Neihardt
The change from oven-like Colombo in midsummer to the air of this invigorating region is truly delightful.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
- the middle or height of the summer
- (as modifier)a midsummer carnival
Old English midsumor, from mid + sumor "summer" (see summer (n.1)). Midsummer Day, as an English quarter-day, was June 24. Astronomically June 21, but traditionally reckoned in Europe on the night of June 23-24.