interlunation

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interlunation

(ˌɪntəlʊˈneɪʃən)
n
(Astronomy) the period between the old and new moons during which the moon is invisible. See new moon
ˌinterˈlunar, ˌinterˈlunary adj

interlunation

the period between the old moon and the new when the moon is invisible each month. — interlunar, adj.
See also: Astronomy
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In "Temps d'interluni" (Interlunary Period), which has four subdivisions, the poet conveys his feeling of loss and hope for the future by an accumulation of deep thoughts on fatigue, emptiness, and solitude.