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Midsummer Eve

noun, Chiefly British
1.
the evening preceding Midsummer Day: formerly believed to be a time when witches and other supernatural beings caused widespread mischief.
Also called Midsummer Night, St. John's Eve, St. John's Night.
Origin of Midsummer Eve
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English
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