time of year

Definitions of time of year
  1. noun
    one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
    synonyms: season
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    harvest, harvest time
    the season for gathering crops
    haying, haying time
    the season for cutting and drying and storing grass as fodder
    autumn, fall
    the season when the leaves fall from the trees
    spring, springtime
    the season of growth
    summer, summertime
    the warmest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the summer solstice to the autumnal equinox
    winter, wintertime
    the coldest season of the year; in the northern hemisphere it extends from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox
    rainy season
    one of the two seasons in tropical climates
    dry season
    one of the two seasons in tropical climates
    monsoon
    rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains
    type of:
    period, period of time, time period
    an amount of time
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