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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The usually coldest season of the year, occurring between autumn and spring and popularly considered to be constituted by December, January, and February.

Usage examples (39)
  • People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.
  • The cold here in winter is described to be intense.
  • Drawback to shipping in winter is worrying about items getting frozen in transit.
  • It was this way: this road, which can only be traversed in winter, is but three months old. for more
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