Word of the Week: Summer

The word summer is a noun and is defined as the season between spring and autumn comprising (in the northern hemisphere) of the months of June, July, and August or astronomically extending from the June solstice to the September equinox. First used before the 12th century, the word summer derives from the Old English word “sumer”, which is related to the Old Norse word “sumer”. The word summer can be traced back to the Sanskrit word “sama,” which means “season.”

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Sources
“Summer.” Merriam-Webster.com

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