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  • noun Plural form of autumn.


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  • Another difference in our autumns is the subtleness of colors and how long the season and color lasts, especially in the lower Midwest where snowfalls tend to be later in the season.

    Fall in the Midwest: Colors are subtle but lasting 2010

  • The Red Sox are at once the symbol of spring renewal after the cold and dark of a Maine winter and a Puritanical sermon of brimstone in autumns of failure.

    October 19th, 2004 2004

  • Monsieur -- I protest against autumns, that is all.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete Various

  • I recall the autumns of trial and of promise in our early history, and the bayberry fields are peopled with children in Puritan garb, industriously gathering the tiny waxen fruit.

    Home Life in Colonial Days Alice Morse Earle 1881

  • Monsieur -- I protest against autumns, that is all.

    Monsieur, Madame, and Bebe — Complete Gustave Droz 1863

  • The sight of drying persimmons is one you will live with for weeks, recalling autumns past as you gaze on them.

    Permaculture Research Institute of Australia 2009

  • Longer autumns and warm winters trick bats into thinking there are insects around and they use up valuable energy looking for them, thus risking potential starvation.

    UK bat numbers on the up 2011

  • Even in late September temperatures have reached 30C, although strangely these blistering hot late heat-waves mostly came in the early 20th century rather than more recent decades when warm autumns were more common.

    Weatherwatch: September by the sea 2011

  • Exeter is where the whole ancient, awesome series began all of 105 autumns ago when the All Blacks were first baptised with their far-famed name.

    How the original All Blacks went down in the annals of history Frank Keating 2010

  • The stuff, the accumulated fallen leaves of many autumns, the vines that he did not plant with his own hands but had sprung up on their own.

    nests Melissa Corliss DeLorenzo 2011


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