capitalize spring season
Do I capitalize the seasons of the year such as Spring, Fall, Winter, and Summer when using them in a sentence?
We do not capitalize the seasons of the year.
Nouns referring to things like seasons are capitalized or not based on pretty much pure chance, I think. We capitalize days of the week and month names, but in Spanish they don't even do that. I'm not sure these would technically be considered proper nouns anyway, since they do not refer to an actual object, but a generally-agreed upon standard for naming of time. You might as well ask why "noon" and "midnight" are not capitalized. The answer is the same, they're just not by convention.
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