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equinox

e·qui·nox

equinox

 
 
pronunciation:
i kw naks [or] e kw naks
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: either of the two times during the year when the sun crosses the earth's equator so that day and night are of equal duration worldwide, occurring in March and September.
Our town holds its annual harvest festival at the autumnal equinox.
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