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Winter is the coldest time of the year. It is one of the four seasons. Winter comes after autumn and before spring.

Winter begins the winter solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere the winter solstice is usually December 21 or December 22. In the Southern Hemisphere the winter solstice is usually June 21 or June 22. The days are shorter and the nights are longer.

Some animals hibernate during this season. In temperate climates there are no leaves on deciduous trees in winter. One of the holidays in winter is Christmas.

☀the name comes from an old Germanic word that means “time of water” and refers to the rain and snow of winter in middle and high latitudes.

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