HyperDic: solstice

English > 1 sense of the word solstice:
NOUNtimesolsticeeither of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
solstice > pronunciation
Soundssao'lstihs
Rhymesabyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > solstice: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningEither of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator.
Narrowersummer solstice, June 21, midsummerJune 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
winter solsticeDecember 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point
Broadercosmic timeThe time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe
Spanishsolsticio
Catalansolstici

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