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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dog days, canicule, canicular daysnoun

    the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity

Wiktionary

  1. dog daysnoun

    The days between early July and early September when Sirius (the Dog Star) rises and sets with the Sun.

  2. dog daysnoun

    hot, lazy days

  3. dog daysnoun

    A period of inactivity, laziness, or stagnation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dog days

    a period of from four to six weeks, in the summer, variously placed by almanac makers between the early part of July and the early part of September; canicular days; -- so called in reference to the rising in ancient times of the Dog Star (Sirius) with the sun. Popularly, the sultry, close part of the summer

Freebase

  1. Dog Days

    The phrase dog days refers to the sultry days of summer. In the Northern Hemisphere, the dog days of summer are most commonly experienced in the months of July and August, which typically observe the warmest summer temperatures. In the Southern Hemisphere, they typically occur in January and February, in the midst of the austral summer.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dog days in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dog days in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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