Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

autumn
the season when the leaves fall from the trees
 
Prairial
ninth month of the Revolutionary calendar (May and June); the month of meadows
 
small hours
the hours just after midnight
 
Feast of Tabernacles
a major Jewish festival beginning on the eve of the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the shelter of the Israelites during their 40 years in the wilderness
 
Rejoicing over the Law
(Judaism) a Jewish holy day celebrated on the 22nd or 23rd of Tishri to celebrate the completion of the annual cycle of readings of the Torah
 
quarter
one of four periods into which the school year is divided
 
Passion Sunday
second Sunday before Easter
 
15 minutes
a quarter of an hour
 
August
the month following July and preceding September
 
1860s
the decade from 1860 to 1869
 
silver jubilee
an anniversary celebrating the passage of 25 years
 
election day
the day appointed for an election; in the United States it is the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November
 
Advent
the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
 
age of consent
the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations; intercourse at an earlier age can result in a charge of assault or statutory rape; the age differs in different states of the Union
 
diamond wedding anniversary
the 60th wedding anniversary
 
tiebreaker
overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer
 
weekday
any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)
 
Miocene epoch
from 25 million to 13 million years ago; appearance of grazing mammals
 
Germinal
seventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (March and April); the month of buds
 
Lammastide
the season of Lammas
 
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