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  • n. a stretch of sunny and warm days during late autumn
  • n. the late autumn of life; a late flowering of activity before old age

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. in the United States, a period of warm and pleasant weather occurring late in autumn. See under Summer.
  • n. in North America, a period of warm weather late in autumn, usually characterized by a clear sky, and by a hazy or smoky appearance of the atmosphere, especially near the horizon. The name is derived probably from the custom of the Indians of using this time in preparation for winter by laying in stores of food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a period of unusually warm weather in the autumn

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