1 A place where groundwater flows naturally from the water table in rock onto the land surface.
2 The season of growth, between winter and summer, when temperatures at mid‐latitudes increase as the Sun approaches the summer solstice. Astronomically this is the period between the vernal equinox and the summer solstice, which covers the months of March, April, and May in the northern hemisphere, and September, October, and November in the southern hemisphere.
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