noun Chiefly British.
the evening preceding Midsummer Day: formerly believed to be a time when witches and other supernatural beings caused widespread mischief.
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Origin of Midsummer Eve
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
Also called Midsummer Night, St. John's Eve, St. John's Night.
St. John's Eve
Also called St. John's Night.
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