Autumn meaning

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A period of maturity verging on decline.
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The season of the year between summer and winter, during which the weather becomes cooler and many plants become dormant, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice and popularly considered to include the months of September, October, and November; fall. In the Southern Hemisphere autumn includes March, April, and May.
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Relating to or occurring in autumn.

Autumn foliage; autumn harvests.

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The season that comes between summer and winter; fall: in the astronomical year, that period between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice.
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The definition of autumn is the season of the year that comes between summer and winter.

An example of Autumn is the months of October and November.

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A female given name of modern usage, from the name of the season.
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Grown during the season of autumn.

Autumn crops.

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Any period of maturity or of beginning decline.
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Of, in, for, or characteristic of fall.
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Traditionally the third of the four seasons, when deciduous trees lose their leaves; typically regarded as being from September 24 to December 22 in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, and the months of March, April and May in the Southern Hemisphere.
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Of or relating to autumn.

Autumn leaves.

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Origin of autumn

  • Middle English autumpne from Old French autompne from Latin autumnus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French automne, from Latin autumnus.

    From Wiktionary