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The seasons and times of the year

autumn

noun

the season of the year that comes between summer and winter. The usual American word is fall

autumnal

adjective

typical of or relating to autumn

British Summer Time

a period of time from the end of March until the end of October when people in the UK put their clocks one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, so that they can have more light in the evenings

BST

abbreviation

British Summer Time

daylight saving time

noun

summer time

the Dry

noun

the dry season in northern Australia that lasts from April to November

equinox

noun

one of the two days in the year when the day and night are the same length

fall

noun

the season between summer and winter

the midnight sun

light from the sun that can be seen for 24 hours a day in summer in some countries near the North or South Poles

midsummer

noun

the middle part of summer, when the weather is usually hottest

Midsummer Day

noun

June 24th, the official date of the middle of summer

midwinter

noun

the middle part of winter, when the weather is usually coldest

new year

noun

the time around the beginning of a new year, when people celebrate

the rainy season

noun

the part of the year when large amounts of rain fall in some tropical regions of the world

season

noun

one of the four periods into which the year is divided according to the weather

season

noun

a period of the year when a particular type of weather is expected in some regions of the world

seasonal

adjective

relating to the seasons of the year

seasonally

adverb

at a particular season

solstice

noun

summer solstice

solstice

noun

winter solstice

spring

noun

the season of the year between winter and summer

spring

noun

happening in spring, or relating to spring

springtime

noun

the season of spring, between winter and summer

summer

noun

the season between spring and autumn, when the weather is hottest

summer

noun

relating to summer

summer solstice

noun

the day of the year when the Sun is above the horizon for the longest amount of time, around 21st June in the northern half of the Earth and 21st December in the southern half

summer time

noun

the system by which the time on clocks is changed in the summer to provide an extra hour of light in the evenings

summertime

noun

the period of the year when it is summer

summery

adjective

suitable for summer, or making you think of summer

vernal

adjective

happening or appearing in spring

the Wet

the season of heavy rain in northern Australia, which lasts from December to March

winter

noun

the season after autumn and before spring, when it is usually cold

winter

noun

happening or appearing in winter

winter

noun

intended for the winter

winter solstice

noun

the day of the year when the sun is above the horizon for the shortest amount of time, around 21st December in the northern half of the Earth and 21st June in the southern half

wintertime

noun

the period when it is winter

wintry

adjective

cold and typical of winter

high summer

the hottest part of the summer

in the dead of winter

in the middle of the winter during the worst, coldest period of it

seasonally adjusted

changed according to what normally happens at a particular time of year

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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