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SOLSTICE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does solstice mean? 

SOLSTICE (noun)
  The noun SOLSTICE has 1 sense:

1. either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

  Familiarity information: SOLSTICE used as a noun is very rare.


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SOLSTICE (noun)


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Meaning:

Either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("solstice" is a kind of...):

cosmic time (the time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "solstice"):

June 21; midsummer; summer solstice (June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point)

winter solstice (December 22, when the sun is at its southernmost point)


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