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The season after summer and before winter, when crops and fruits are gathered and leaves fall, in the northern hemisphere from September to November and in the southern hemisphere from March to May. The name is recorded from late Middle English, and comes ultimately (perhaps via Old French) from Latin autumnus.

Subjects: Environmental Science.

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