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Definition of Summer


  1. One who sums; one who casts up an account.
  2. A large stone or beam placed horizontally on columns, piers, posts, or the like, serving for various uses. Specifically: (a) The lintel of a door or window. (b) The commencement of a cross vault. (c) A central floor timber, as a girder, or a piece reaching from a wall to a girder. Called also summertree.
  3. The season of the year in which the sun shines most directly upon any region; the warmest period of the year.
  4. To pass the summer; to spend the warm season; as, to summer in Switzerland.
  5. To keep or carry through the summer; to feed during the summer; as, to summer stock.

Summer Quotations

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
Albert Camus

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams. - Hosea Ballou
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
Hosea Ballou

We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives.
Gary Zukav

I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.
Ann Voskamp
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Summer Translations

summer in Afrikaans is somer
summer in Danish is sommer
summer in Dutch is zomer
summer in German is Sommer
summer in Italian is estate, estivo
summer in Latin is aestas estas
summer in Norwegian is sommer
summer in Spanish is verano, estkval
summer in Swedish is sommar
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