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winter solstice
used in The Lightning Thief

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the instant in each year when the Sun, as seen from Earth, is farthest from the equator such that the time of daylight is shorter than any other day; or more broadly, the day that holds that instant
  • My nerves haven't been right since the winter solstice.
    Chapter 2 (38% in)
  • Some of us year-rounders-Luke and Clarisse and I and a few others-we took a field trip during winter solstice.
    Chapter 7 (42% in)
  • During the winter solstice, at the last council of the gods, Zeus and Poseidon had an argument.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)
  • I saw it next to his seat during the winter solstice council meeting.
    Chapter 13 (51% in)
  • He was there at Olympus at the winter solstice.
    Chapter 15 (18% in)
  • "You were the thief on the winter solstice," he said.
    Chapter 19 (64% in)
  • She was there at the winter solstice.
    Chapter 20 (16% in)
  • He wasn't welcomed in Olympus except on the winter solstice, so he'd built his own Olympus underground.
    Chapter 21 (27% in)

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

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