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noun 
  1. the intersection of the ecliptic (apparent path of the sun) with the celestial equator. Vernal Equinox is the intersection that the sun crosses about March 20; autumnal equinox denotes the crossing point about September 23.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: dag- en nachtevening , equinox
  • French: équinoxe
  • German: í„quinoktium , Tagundnachtgleiche
  • Italian: equinozio
  • Spanish: equinoccio
Etymology: From Latin, meaning "equivalent" and "night"


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