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[n] the season when the leaves fall from the trees; "in the fall of 1973"


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Misc. Definitions

\Au"tumn\, n. [L. auctumnus, autumnus, perh. fr. a root av to satisfy one's self: cf. F. automne. See {Avarice}.]
1. The third season of the year, or the season between summer and winter, often called ``the fall.'' Astronomically, it begins in the northern temperate zone at the autumnal equinox, about September 23, and ends at the winter solstice, about December 23; but in popular language, autumn, in America, comprises September, October, and November. Note: In England, according to Johnson, autumn popularly comprises August, September, and October. In the southern hemisphere, the autumn corresponds to our spring.
2. The harvest or fruits of autumn. --Milton.
3. The time of maturity or decline; latter portion; third stage. Dr. Preston was now entering into the autumn of the duke's favor. --Fuller. Life's autumn past, I stand on winter's verge. --Wordsworth.