Definition of March equinox
1. Noun. March 21.
Group relationships: Mar, March, Spring, Springtime
Generic synonyms: Equinox
Specialized synonyms: Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz
Antonyms: Autumnal Equinox
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Literary usage of March equinox
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Museum of Science and Art by Dionysius Lardner (1855)
"It will be observed that the northern declination of the sun continually increasing after the march equinox until the June solstice, then ceases to increase ..."
2. The Elements: An Investigation of the Forces which Determine the Position by William Leighton Jordan (1867)
"And at the march equinox, when the annual tide tends to fall northwards from the southern hemisphere, ..."
3. Natural Advanced Geography by Jacques Wardlaw Redway, Russell Hinman (1898)
"... The Death of the Flowers," Bryant. ZONES AND HEAT BELTS. The Tropics. At the march equinox the sun is directly overhead at the equator. ..."
4. Pacific Educational Journal by California Dept. of Public Instruction (1894)
"As the planet passed from the December solstice to the march equinox, all the changes ... The planet passes on from the march equinox to the June solstice. ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"In the northern hemisphere the march equinox (or "first point of Aries") is called the vernal equinox; the September equinox ("first point of Libra ) ..."
6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"A similar investigation in the case of the march equinox shows in the same way no trace of change ten days before the equinox ; and the change commenced, ..."
7. The Elements of Physical Geography: For the Use of Schools, Academies, and by Edwin James Houston (1894)
"... until on the of March the equator again receives the vertical rays, and, with the march equinox, spring commences in the Northern Hemisphere, ..."