spring equinox

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Noun1.spring equinox - March 21spring equinox - March 21        
Mar, March - the month following February and preceding April
equinox - either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
spring, springtime - the season of growth; "the emerging buds were a sure sign of spring"; "he will hold office until the spring of next year"
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Popular times are pagan festivals, such as Hallowe'en, Beltane (celebrated on May Day), the summer and winter solstices and the autumn and spring equinoxes.