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equinox
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
informally:  either of the two days a year when the length of day and night are most equal

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formally:  the exact moments when the earth's axis is parallel to the Sun
  • Every fourth year, at the vernal equinox, there is a representative council of the whole nation, which meets in a plain about twenty miles from our house, and continues about five or six days.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (64% in)

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