Indian summer 1100 Words
Indian Summer 1100 Words
- a period of calm warm weather which sometimes happens in the early autumn, mild autumn weather, fall, equinox:
- a pleasant or successful time nearly at the end of someone’s life, job or other period, time of calm, end, culmination, decline:
True Indian Summer is a period of abnormally warm weather following the killing freeze of autumn. A killing freeze occurs when the overnight temperature reaches 28 degrees or colder and may or may not occur with frost.
Indian Summer typically occurs in mid to late autumn and can occur more than once.
In Europe, the equivalent of Indian Summer is termed Old Wives Summer or in poetry as Halcyon Days. In England, it is known as either St. Martin’s Summer or St. Luke’s Summer depending upon the date of occurrence.
A star of the 1960s, she’s enjoying an Indian summer with her second highly acclaimed film this year.
Antonyms: spring, beginning
French: été indien
Farsi: تابستان هندی