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equinox
used in Funny in Farsi

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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
  • It always begins on the first day of spring at the exact moment of the equinox.
    p. 105.9
  • For twelve days after the equinox, people visit relatives and friends, always starting with the eldest.
    p. 106.4

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