in the dead of winter

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in the dead of winter

In or during the middle of winter, especially at its coldest, darkest period. I find myself dreaming of tropical islands every year in the dead of winter.
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So even in the dead of winter make a healthy habit of using sunscreen on your hands and face, wear a hat with a brim, and use sunglasses.