Definition of Spring equinox

1. Noun. March 21.

Exact synonyms: March Equinox, Vernal Equinox
Group relationships: Mar, March, Spring, Springtime
Generic synonyms: Equinox
Specialized synonyms: Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz
Antonyms: Autumnal Equinox

Definition of Spring equinox

1. Noun. vernal equinox ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spring Equinox

spring back
spring balance
spring beauties
spring beauty
spring break
spring breaks
spring cankerworm
spring chicken
spring clean
spring cleaning
spring cleans
spring cleavers
spring conjunctivitis
spring constant
spring cress
spring equinox (current term)
spring festival
spring fever
spring finger
spring for
spring frog
spring green
spring greens
spring gun
spring heath
spring in one's step
spring lancet
spring ligament
spring line
spring lines

Literary usage of Spring 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 (1856)
"spring equinox.-—153. Sun vertical at equator.— 154. Oblique at all other points.—155. Its thermal influence in different latitudes. —156. ..."

2. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1904)
"1(J9 (Mangey), where he tells us nothing more definite than that Moses placed the first month at the beginning of the spring equinox ; De Decalogo, ii. ..."

3. Handbook of Climatology by Julius von Hann (1903)
"Hence it follows that the distance from the spring equinox to the autumn equinox (ie, summer) cannot be passed over as rapidly as the distance ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Geography: Comprising a Complete Description of the by Hugh Murray, William Wallace, Robert Jameson, William Jackson Hooker, William Swainson, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1837)
"The SPRING is the time comprised between the vernal or spring equinox, which falls about the 21st of March, and the summer solstice, which happens about the ..."

5. A Year of Liberty: Or, Salmon Angling in Ireland, from February 1 to November 1 by William Peard (1867)
"Waterville—Derrynane—spring equinox—Below Bridge—Lake in Summer— The Coach before the Horses—"Maiden Trout"—Qualms of Conscience— Experience. ..."

6. The New Creationby Charles Taze Russell by Charles Taze Russell (1998)
"The difference in the method of counting, be it remembered, is that the Jews then waited and still wait until the spring equinox, and begin their month with ..."

7. A Year of Liberty: Or, Salmon Angling in Ireland, from February 1 to November 1 by William Peard (1867)
"... spring equinox— Below Bridge — Lake in Summer — The Coach before the Horses — " Maiden Trout" — Qualms of Conscience- Experience. the succeeding week ..."

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