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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adjective- Of, relating to, or characteristic of one of the two points on the ecliptic at which its distance from the celestial equator is greatest.

Usage examples (35)
  • Adjective : a solstitial point
  • Parmenides was the first that confined the habitable world to the two solstitial (or temperate) zones.
  • Where I live, that day is December 9th, which means I am now safely on the far side of the solstitial crepuscular cusp.
  • Herodotus informs us, that the Egyptians, in process of time, formed the idea of the solar or solstitial year, subdivided into twelve months. for more
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