Definitions for summer solstice
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the solstice on or about June 21 that marks the beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.
Origin of summer solstice:
summer solstice, June 21, midsummer(noun)
June 21, when the sun is at its northernmost point
The moment when the Earth is in that point of its orbit where the northern or southern hemisphere is most inclined toward the sun.
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