Definition of St john's eve

1. Noun. The night before Midsummer Day.

Exact synonyms: June 23, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Night, St John's Night
Generic synonyms: Day
Group relationships: June



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Lexicographical Neighbors of St John's Eve

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StAX
StE
St Albans
St Andrews
St Andrews's cross
St Bernard
St George's Channel
St Giles' Greek
St Helens
St Ignatius' bean
St James's
St James's Palace
St John
St John's Day
St John's Eve
St John's Night
St John's bread
St John's wort
St John's wort family
St Joseph
St Martin's Day
St Mary's
St Mihiel
St Patrick's Day
St Peter's wort
St Valentine's Day
Stabroek
Stace
Stacee

Literary usage of St john's eve

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1. A Song of Darkness and Light: An Ode by Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, Robert Seymour Bridges (1898)
"A SONG OF THANKSGIVING 1/6 — — ST. JOHN,S EVE (SoL-FA, 1/6) 2/6 3/0 4/0 SLEEPING BEAUTY (SoL-FA, 1/6) S/6 3/0 4/0 SUMMER ON THE RIVER(Female w. ..."

2. Acadia: A Lost Chapter in American History by Philip Henry Smith (1884)
"It was on one of those fine northern Acadian twilights in the month of June—St. John s Eve, by the calendar—that Pierre and I were strolling by the river ..."

3. Acadia: A Lost Chapter in American History by Philip Henry Smith (1884)
"It was on one of those fine northern Acadian twilights in the month of June—St. John s Eve, by the calendar—that Pierre and I were strolling by the river ..."

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