Translation of equinox in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈiːkwənɑːks; ˈek-; ˈiːkwɪnɒks; ˈek-/


  • equinoccio (masculine) the vernal/autumnal equinox el equinoccio de primavera/otoño
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    • These nine nights occur on equinoxes or equal nights when the sun is vertically overhead at the equator or centre.
    • The lengths of the hours were equal around the equinoxes but the rest of the time they could vary considerably.
    • ‘An equinox is when night and day are equal,’ he said.

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