Vernal equinox

Definition of Vernal equinox

(Astron.) the point of time in each year when the sun crosses the equator when proceeding northward, about March 21, when day and night are of approximately equal duration. The beginning of the Spring season.

See also: vernal

Related Words

autumnal equinox, equinox, fall equinox, Mar, March, March equinox, Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz, September equinox, spring, spring equinox, springtime
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