What Does “Winter Solstice” Mean?The higher in latitude you are, the more you'll notice that the solstice has the shortest day and longest night of the year.
Origin of winter rose
First recorded in 1735–45
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British Dictionary definitions for winter rose
another name for Christmas rose
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