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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As the spring equinox results in an equal length of day and night, TCM practitioners believe that it is an important stage to help balance yin and yang in the human body.
The Spring Equinox doodle's reach extended to all of Europe, Asia and North America, including India, almost all of the Northern Hemisphere, where it is the first day of the season on Thursday.
CALL 09044705707 65p/MIN ROI 1550787008 ([euro]0.97PER MIN) CAPRICORN DECEMBER 23 - JANUARY 20 Spring Equinox happens on Wednesday night, followed within four hours, by a full Moon that ties long-awaited plans together with surprising speed.
This is because the first Navroz, which falls on the spring equinox March, signifies the beginning of spring and the New Year according to the Iranian calendar.
Easter Day is always the Sunday following the first full moon after the Spring equinox.
The dates change every year as Easter Sunday must always fall on the next full moon after the Spring Equinox.
Lady Day coincides approximately with the Spring Equinox - this year March 20 -when the length of day and night are equal.
Our pagan ancestors regarded the spring equinox as the first day of the year, symbolizing the resurrection of the sun god from the underworld -- the prerequisite for a season of growth, fertility, and regeneration.
The Norouz celebration of spring equinox and the beginning of new year will take centre stage on BBC Persian TV, with a six-hour show on Tuesday 20 March.