February 2, in most parts of the U.S., the day on which, according to legend, the groundhog first emerges from hibernation. If it is a sunny day and the groundhog sees its shadow, six more weeks of wintry weather are predicted.
(in the US and Canada) February 2nd, when, according to tradition, the groundhog emerges from hibernation; if it sees its shadow, it returns to its burrow for six weeks as a sunny day indicates a late spring, while a cloudy day would mean an early spring
a situation in which events are or appear to be continually repeated
February 2. According to the legend of Groundhog Day, if a groundhog (a woodchuck) comes out of his hole on that day and sees his shadow, six more weeks of winter will follow. If no shadow appears, there will be an early spring.
noun 1. . noun 1. sea ice that is in contact with the coast or sea bed and thus not floating freely
[groh point] /ˈgroʊ ˌpɔɪnt/ noun, plural gros points. 1. a large stitch used in embroidery. Compare (def 1), . 2. Venetian point lace with raised work and large designs. /ˈɡrəʊ ˈpɔɪnt; French ɡro pwɛ̃/ noun 1. a needlepoint stitch covering two horizontal and two vertical threads 2. work done in this stitch
[groh-greyn] /ˈgroʊˌgreɪn/ noun 1. a heavy, corded ribbon or cloth of silk or rayon. /ˈɡrəʊˌɡreɪn/ noun 1. a heavy ribbed silk or rayon fabric or tape for trimming clothes, etc
[groh duh too r; French groh duh toor] /ˌgroʊ də ˈtʊər; French groʊ də ˈtur/ noun 1. a ribbed silk fabric made with a two- or three-ply warp interlaced with organzine and tram filling.