What does the word equinox mean?

Usage examples for equinox

  1. In Rajputana Gauri is worshipped as the corn goddess at the Gangore festival about the time of the vernal equinox, especially by women. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. Anything which brought him into close contact with the sea had a charm for him, even that mock combat with the waves of the autumn equinox on the flat shore of Fife. – Robert Louis Stevenson by Margaret Moyes Black