English to Igbo Meaning :: solstice

Solstice :
cheta
- chetakacha atụsolstices
 
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Noun(1) either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

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(1) Now that the solstice has passed, winter is officially upon us.(2) The week leading up to the June solstice has been chosen for the Perperikon Art Festival.(3) The December solstice is around Dec. 21 but can be a day or so different any year.(4) Officially one of the great wonders of the ancient world, Stonehenge attracts a unique twenty thousand strong crowd of hippies, pagans, witches, Druids and travellers for the solstice every year.(5) Which brings up another point: our modern calendars are quite misguided in suggesting that ÔÇÿsummer beginsÔÇÖ on the solstice .(6) A special event being planned to celebrate the solstice on June 21 at Olympic Plaza is aiming to create the city's largest drum circle ever.(7) Thoughts of carefree summer days spent lounging in your bikini, your hair flowing and your skin glowing, seem within reach until the solstice nears, bringing the first hot, humid blast.(8) We also decided to modify our solstice / equinox schedule in order to get the Winter issue into stores during the holiday shopping season.(9) The solstice takes place on June 20 at 8: 57 P.M. EDT.(10) That makes the solstice the year's longest day, and the stick's noontime shadow on that day the shortest.(11) In the Julian calendar, the solstice had fallen on 6 January, but because of its inaccuracy the date ÔÇÿmovedÔÇÖ back to 25 December.(12) Sunlight is continuous throughout the summer, but after the solstice the sun slowly sinks to the horizon until it drops below on the autumn equinox.(13) It's midsummer - a mere week from the solstice - and the weather report is talking about snow in the South Island over the weekend.(14) The Inti Raymi festival, which celebrates the June solstice , reflects the Inca's vast knowledge of astronomy.(15) This first day of summer - the solstice , when the sun is at its peak - was traditionally a time of celebration for the ancient Druids.(16) The solstitial colure is a great circle which passes through the celestial poles and these two solstitial points.
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(1) summer solstice ::
okpomọkụ cheta
(2) winter solstice ::
etiti oge oyi
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M
Different Forms
solstice, solstices
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The winter solstice is a big night.

The winter SOLSTICE is a big night.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 1


In the pre-Christian era, as the winter
solstice approached and the plants died...

In the pre-Christian era, as the winter SOLSTICE approached and the plants died...

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 11


...that celebrated the winter solstice
with lit fires and slaughtered goats.

...that celebrated the winter SOLSTICE with lit fires and slaughtered goats.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 11


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