Dictionary definitions and meanings of the word summer

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This post talks about the dictionary definition and meanings of the English word summer. phonetic, phonetics, origin, meanings


Phonetic

ˈsʌmə


Phonetics

Text pronounciation: undefined

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Origin of the word

Old English sumor, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zomer, German Sommer, also to Sanskrit samā ‘year’.


Meanings

Part Of speech

noun

Definition

the warmest season of the year, in the northern hemisphere from June to August and in the southern hemisphere from December to February.

Example

this plant flowers in late summer


Part Of speech

verb

Definition

spend the summer in a particular place.

Example

well over 100 birds summered there in 1976



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