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equinoxeq‧ui‧nox /ˈiːkwənɒks, ˈe- $ -nɑːks/ noun [countable]  HEGone of the two times in a year when night and day are of equal lengthsolstice the spring equinox
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equinoxThere arc four seasons, or rather four solar points of the year, the solstices and equinoxes.Only during the time of the spring and autumn equinoxes do our aquariums have a tropical day.Dominic knows that in the 1960s the equinox had progressed to Aquarius.The equinox had surely passed already, and perhaps the solstice was approaching.
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