Definition of Solstices

1. Noun. (plural of solstice) ¹



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Definition of Solstices

1. solstice [n] - See also: solstice

Lexicographical Neighbors of Solstices

solonchaks
solonets
solonetses
solonetz
solonetzes
solonetzic
solongoite
solonic
solons
solos
solpugid
solpugidea
solpugids
sols
solstices
solsticial
solstitial
solubilise
solubilised
solubiliser
solubilisers
solubilises
solubilising
solubilities
solubility
solubility test
solubilizate
solubilizates
solubilization

Literary usage of Solstices

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"Meridian zenith distances of the sun observed near the summer and u:i»trr solstices.—When the place of observation is near the equator, ..."

2. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"The only independent method is then by meridian observations of the sun near the solstices. Let us at first suppose that the observations can be obtained ..."

3. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1900)
"Meridian zenith distances of the sun observed near the summer and winter solstices. — When the place of observation is near the equator, ..."

4. Yule and Christmas: Their Place in the Germanic Year by Alexander Tille (1899)
"Solstices AND EQUINOXES. JACOB GRIMM, as has been shown already, had a perfect grasp of the six-fold division of the year found among the Germanics at the ..."

5. The Sacred and Profane History of the World Connected: From the Creation of by Samuel Shuckford, James Creighton (1819)
"Chiron's skill in astronomy was so imperfect, that we must suppose he could not find the true place of the Solstices with any tolerable exactness. ..."

6. A Systematic Treatise, Historical, Etiological, and Practical, on the by Daniel Drake (1854)
"... that the fever occurs between the summer and winter solstices, and is moet prevalent about the autumnal equinox—most entirely absent, about the vernal. ..."

7. Primitive Traditional History: The Primitive History and Chronology of India by James Francis Katherinus Hewitt (1907)
"In this story we pass from the Pleiades year to the phase of year measurements by the Solstices which appeared almost simultaneously with it. ..."

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