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summer solstice
used in The Lightning Thief

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Definition
the instant in each year when the Sun, as seen from Earth, is farthest from the equator such that the time of daylight lasts longer than any other day; or more broadly, the day that holds that instant
  • The summer solstice deadline— " "Will have to be resolved without him, Grover.
    Chapter 2 (30% in)
  • What's the summer solstice dead-line?
    Chapter 2 (63% in)
  • When she saw my eyes open, she asked, "What will happen at the summer solstice?"
    Chapter 5 (2% in)
  • You asked me something about the summer solstice.
    Chapter 7 (39% in)
  • Grover mentioned the summer solstice.
    Chapter 7 (40% in)
  • And if it isn't returned by summer solstice, there's going to be trouble.
    Chapter 7 (46% in)
  • Zeus has demanded that Poseidon return the bolt by the summer solstice.
    Chapter 9 (50% in)
  • And get it back to Olympus before the summer solstice, in ten days.
    Chapter 9 (90% in)
  • At this rate, we'd never make it to L.A. alive, much less before the summer solstice.
    Chapter 11 (94% in)
  • Toward the end of our second day on the train, June 13, eight days before the summer solstice, we passed through some golden hills and over the Mississippi River into St. Louis.
    Chapter 13 (35% in)
  • We had only one day left until the summer solstice.
    Chapter 16 (**% in)
  • I didn't know how we were ever going to find the entrance to the Underworld by tomorrow, the summer solstice.
    Chapter 17 (61% in)
  • Somehow, I knew what time it was: early morning, June 21, the day of the summer solstice.
    Chapter 19 (98% in)

There are no more uses of "summer solstice" in The Lightning Thief.

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