What does the word winter mean?

Usage examples for winter

  1. The winter passed away. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  2. " That first winter Peppo had no chance at the Opera. – Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather
  3. From two to four received the above, I believe nearly every week during the winter, sometimes in my presence, and always in my hearing. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society