saint martins summer

Saint Martin's summer

mild, warm weather similar to Indian summer, occurring in November.

1585–95; from the occurence of such weather around the feast of St. Martin, celebrated on November 11 Unabridged
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Saint Martin's summer
a period of unusually warm weather in the late autumn, esp early November
[referring to St Martin's feast-day, Oct 31 in the pre-Gregorian calendar (now Nov 11)]

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