Word of the Week

Solstice

as in: “Twilight is of moderate length during the winter solstice, which normally happens on the 21st or 22nd of December.”

Slepukhin-Zamachnaia, Tatiana. “Surreal Twilight.” PSA Journal 75.6 (2009): 27. Academic Search Premier. Web. 9 Dec. 2009.

Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed:
http://www1.emmanuel.edu/library/subsplus/subjects/display_eref.php?subject=ER_ereference#58
Also, explore the definition using the Dictionary of Astronomy.

Posted by the Reference Department

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