Definition for AU'TUMN

AU'TUMN, n. [au'tum; L. autumnus, “Etymon multum torquetur.” Ainsworth.]

The third season of the year, or the season between summer and winter. Astronomically it begins at the equinox, when the sun enters Libra, and ends at the winter solstice; but in popular language, autumn comprises September, October, and November. The golden pomp of autumn. – Irving.

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