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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The two times of the year when the sun crosses the equator, about March 21 and September 22.

Usage examples (37)
  • Many people look forward to the spring equinox because they know that better weather is on the way.
  • Placing Easter near the vernal equinox is good symbolism.
  • The day of the spring equinox is supposed to be the best day to climb to the top of any pyramid to renew your energy.
  • The Truth: The vernal equinox is one of two days each year when the length of day and night are the same (about 12 hours each). for more
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