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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The spring equinox is symbolic of rebirth, renewal, and growth, and in ancient Italy, it was traditional for women to plant seeds in the gardens of Adonis on this day.
Spring equinox is the celebration of fertility, longer days, new crops, and new inspirations.
Everybody is invited to mark the Spring Equinox on Sunday March 19, with a sunrise ceremony from 6:008:00AM at Arkadija Park.
lEo JULY 24 - AUGUST 23 The Spring Equinox marks freedom for you, a time of things opening up and routines shifting.
The spring equinox always fills me with a sense of optimism that nature is renewing itself and that, in the months ahead, the rain will at least be warm.
Astronomically, you've got to wait for the spring equinox, this year on March 20.
According to this method, Easter falls on the first Sunday after the 14th day of the Paschal full moon--the first full moon after the spring equinox.
We appreciate the danger Evan is in long before he does and the fate of their relationship is dependent on the imminent spring equinox.
This makes it the 15th day after the Spring Equinox, either April 4 or 5 in a given year.
Consequently, by the time of Gregory's papacy, the spring equinox could no longer be observed on March 21.
Crazy Friday: Spring Equinox, Solar Eclipse & Supermoon
Having officially passed the spring equinox (on March 20), OThas had thoughts of new looks for summer in mind.