midsummer midsummer  /ˈmɪd ˈsə mər/


  • (n) June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point



  1. The sheer, slimy audacity of the McCain ads has given him a nice midsummer run.
  2. Each year, Italians take part in a midsummer ritual to honor the victims of the Mafia and speak out against the scourge of organized crime.
  3. Christie is definitely off of his midsummer highs, when he was routinely polling around 50%.


  1. Janet Podolak: Midsummer Night’s Feast shaping up to be lovely event in Painesville

    Today’s the deadline to reserve for a Midsummer Night’s Feast, a gala event Saturday evening framed around tapas prepared by a trio of Culinary Institute of America graduates. The chefs, who now work for the college and for Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, have procured fresh local ingredients and exercised their considerable culinary creativity to devise the evening’s menu.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Midsummer Medieval Festival Returns to Castello di Amorosa

    A "Knight" to Remember: Midsummer Medieval Festival Returns to Castello di Amorosa (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/winery-tours/pinot-noir/prweb10844628.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. 'Midsummer Night's Dream' Bottoms Out

    The show: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

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  1. "It is estimated that revenues from the Midsummer Classic will amount to $70 million to Kansas City and its environs," Selig said.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Bud Selig Source: MLB.com

  2. "It was during the biggest midsummer party in Finland," Rask recalled. "It was 2 am, so you can imagine how I felt when they called me. Next day I was kind of surprised and realized what happened."
    on Nov 20, 2007 By: Tuukka Rask Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "I'm not completely sold that he is going to retire," Sharper told KFAN Radio at the time. "Come midsummer, when everyone starts talking football and he's done about fourth months worth of fishing and playing golf, it wouldn't be a surprise...
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Darren Sharper Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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