The definition of autumn is the season of the year that comes between summer and winter.noun
An example of Autumn is the months of October and November.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- the season that comes between summer and winter; fall: in the astronomical year, that period between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice
- any period of maturity or of beginning decline
Origin: ME autumpne < OFr autompne < L autumnus, auctumnus; prob. of Etr orig.
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- The season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice and from September to December in the Northern Hemisphere; fall.
- A period of maturity verging on decline.
- Of, having to do with, occurring in, or appropriate to the season of autumn: autumn foliage; autumn harvests.
- Grown during the season of autumn: autumn crops.
Origin: Middle English autumpne, from Old French autompne, from Latin autumnus.
- au·tumˈnal adjective
- au·tumˈnal·ly adverb