Definition of Fall equinox

1. Noun. September 22.

Exact synonyms: Autumnal Equinox, September Equinox
Group relationships: Sep, Sept, September, Autumn, Fall
Generic synonyms: Equinox
Antonyms: Vernal Equinox



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fall Equinox

fall at the final hurdle
fall at the last hurdle
fall away
fall back
fall back on
fall back upon
fall behind
fall between two stools
fall board
fall by the wayside
fall cankerworm
fall dandelion
fall down
fall equinox (current term)
fall flat
fall for
fall foul
fall from grace
fall guy
fall ill
fall in
fall in line
fall in love
fall in with
fall into
fall into place
fall line
fall of wicket

Literary usage of Fall equinox

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1. An Exposition of the Mysteries; Or, Religious Dogmas and Customs of the by John Fellows (1835)
"... the sun would cease to cast a shade at midday, and would not again cast it ti\\ fourteen days after the fall equinox. Then the day or the sun would be ..."

2. An Exposition of the Mysteries; Or, Religious Dogmas and Customs of the by John Fellows (1835)
"... celebrated the revival of nature, the sun would cease to cast a shade at midday, and would not again cast it till fourteen days after the fall equinox. ..."

3. Scientific Tracts and Family Lyceum: Designed for Instruction and edited by Jerome Van Crowninshield Smith (1834)
"But the sun is nearer to the earth at the fall equinox than at the spring equinox; therefore the action of the sun and moon upon the earth's waters will be ..."

4. The Mysteries of Freemasonry: Or, An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and by John Fellows (1877)
"... the sun would cease to cast a shade at mid-day, and would not again cast it till fourteen days after the fall equinox. Then the day or the sun would be ..."

5. American Medicine (1908)
"If light be the efficient cause, the tendency to suicide should be as great at the time of the fall equinox as it is at the time of the spring equinox; ..."

6. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"The Era of Seleucus, which was in use among the Jews for many centuries, was counted from a new moon near the fall equinox in the year 311 before the ..."

7. Warren's New Physical Geography by William Henry Brewer, David M. Warren (1890)
"When it has spring. On what day does the earth stand in the summer solstice ? In the winter solstice ? In the fall equinox ? In the spring equinox ? ..."

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