a storm of violent winds and rain occurring at or near the time of an equinox and popularly, but erroneously, believed to be physically associated with it.
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How to use equinoctial storm in a sentence
But the equinoctial storm would soon be coming, and he was afraid to venture out in rough weather on short rations.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa | Paul Barron Watson
In fact, none worthy of note had fallen for two months, except what came during the late equinoctial storm.Adle Dubois | Mrs. William T. Savage
Lee Murdock said he guessed the equinoctial storm had come, and that if it had thered be no practice for a couple of days.The Turner Twins | Ralph Henry Barbour
The equinoctial storm seemed to have blown itself out by the next morning.Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's | Laura Lee Hope
Love is warm, but what warmth is proof against the chilling blasts and pelting rains of the equinoctial storm?Romance of California Life | John Habberton