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autumn

[′ȯd·əm]
(astronomy)
The season of the year which is the transition period from summer to winter, occurring as the sun approaches the winter solstice; beginning is marked by the autumnal equinox. Also known as fall.

What does it mean when you dream about autumn? (fall)

The autumn season has mixed associations. On the one hand, the fall is traditionally harvest time, indicating a sense that one is finally reaping the benefits of prior efforts. On the other hand, it is associated with a winding down of energies before the barrenness of winter, as in the expression “the autumn of one’s life.”

Autumn

Autumnus
personification; portrayed as mature and manly. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I: 322]
Bacchus
god of this season. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 130]
Carpo
goddess of autumn and corn season. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 53]
cornucopia
conical receptacle full of the fruits of the harvest. [World Culture: Misc.]
grapes and vine
leaves symbolize harvest of vineyards for wine. [Art: Ha11, 130]
Indian summer
a period of mild, dry weather occurring in U.S. and Canada in late autumn. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
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Since launching Nature's Calendar in 2000, the Woodland Trust has compiled evidence that autumn fruiting has advanced by nearly three weeks, on average.
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Several autumn-flowering hebes are also worth including in the border, such as Autumn Glory, which at 60cm x 60cm is perfect for the front of the border, bearing purple flowers which withstand the elements and can flower almost up to Christmas.
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Unlike in other seasons, the brightest autumn constellations come at us from one direction.
I sit in the garden one last time, One last time before autumn is over;
GETEX Autumn also features a series of seminars and interactive counselling sessions that are designed to help students identify the best career path and academic options available for them at the event.
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Then pack your dance card for an autumn break at Kilworth House in Leicestershire.