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Definition of Autumn

Autumn

  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.
  2. The harvest or fruits of autumn.
  3. The time of maturity or decline; latter portion; third stage.

Autumn Quotations

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
Helen Hunt Jackson

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Albert Camus

Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.
Hal Borland

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
George Eliot

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
Robert Frost
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Autumn Translations

autumn in Afrikaans is herfs
autumn in Dutch is herfst-, najaars-
autumn in Finnish is syksy
autumn in French is automnal, automne
autumn in German is Herbst, Herbst, herbstlich
autumn in Italian is autunno
autumn in Portuguese is outono