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Word of the Day – June 21 – Solstice


Noun:  Solstice  (SOHL-stis)

Definition:  Either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator: about June 21, when the sun reaches its northernmost point on the celestial sphere, or about December 22, when it reaches its southernmost point.

Sample sentence: Many Scandinavians celebrate the summer solstice with a big festival of music, dancing and bonfires.


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