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e·qui·nox

equinox

 
 
pronunciation:
i kw naks [or] e kw naks
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part of speech: noun
definition: either of the two times during the year when the sun's rays are perpendicular to the earth's equator, occurring in March and September. During the equinox, day and night are both 12 hours long all over the world.
Our town holds its annual harvest festival at the equinox in autumn.
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