HyperDic: winter_solstice

English > 1 sense of the expression winter solstice:
NOUNtimewinter solsticeDecember 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point
English > winter solstice: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningDecember 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point.
Part ofwinter, wintertimeThe coldest season of the year
BroadersolsticeEither of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
Oppositesummer solstice, June 21, midsummerJune 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
Catalansolstici d'hivern

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