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Autumn


AU'TUMN, noun au'tum. [Latin autumnus, 'Etymon multum torquetur.']

The third season of the year, or the season between summer and winter. Astronomically, it begins at the equinox, when the sun enters libra, and ends at the winter solstice; but in popular language autumn comprises September, October and November.

The golden pomp of autumn