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Nevada

Means "snowcapped" in Spanish

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Nephophobia

Fear of clouds

October

From the Latin word octo, "eight," because this had been the eighth month of the early Roman calendar.

Shipshape

Arranged in a manner befitting a ship; hence, trim; tidy; orderly.

Dendrophobia

Fear of trees

Solar eclipse

Earth enters the shadow of the new Moon, which cuts off all or part of the Sun’s light. Total: Earth passes through the umbra (central dark part) of the Moon’s shadow, resulting in totality for observers within a narrow band on Earth. Annular: The Moon appears silhouetted against the Sun, with a ring of sunlight showing around it. Partial: The Moon blocks only part of the Sun.

Auroraphobia

Fear of the northern lights

Solar eclipse

Earth enters the shadow of the new Moon, which cuts off all or part of the Sun’s light. Total: Earth passes through the umbra (central dark part) of the Moon’s shadow, resulting in totality for observers within a narrow band on Earth. Annular: The Moon appears silhouetted against the Sun, with a ring of sunlight showing around it. Partial: The Moon blocks only part of the Sun.

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