equinoctial equinoctial


  1. (n) the great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles
  2. (adj) relating to the vicinity of the equator
  3. (adj) relating to an equinox (when the lengths of night and day are equal)

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  1. Hardly had the equinoctial orgy begun, when it turned as bleak as a midwinter blizzard.
  2. An ecumenical rundown of all the world's most important places of worship, from the equinoctial siting at Stonehenge to the bland Meditation Room at the United Nations.
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