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  • n  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
  • n  (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic

  • And it is not just that time of the century; it is that time of year too, with Holy Week, the vernal equinox and a partial lunar eclipse converging, all heated up by the .
  • With March 20 marking the vernal equinox (one of two days during the year where day and night are the same length) attention turns again to one of the more persistent theories for .
  • According to tradition Christ died on the day of the vernal equinox, which in Roman times always fell on March 25.
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  • Conor in Earthtimes (press release)
    It is truly an honor to receive these awards recognizing the work we've done for Bank of America, Equinox and Jeep,said Conor Brady , Vice President, Creative at Organic. "At Organic, we are always looking to create exceptional online...
  • Timothy Dolan in WISN.com
    It's the Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox this year. It's real early because the spring equinox is tomorrow, full moon already so the first Sunday is already March 23,Dolan said.
  • Gisele Bundchen in Boston Herald
    Gisele used to swim at Equinox but she did not have this kind of classes he has mentioned and she does not remember meeting this Brazilian guy,Gi's twin Patricia Bundchen told the Track via e-mail.

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