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The Twenty-four Solar Terms 二十四节气

In the ancient times, there was a general name for a group of seasons, i.e. the Twenty-four Solar Terms (二十四节气) from the Beginning of Spring to Great Cold. It shows the relationship between universe, season, climate and agriculture, which is unique creation by Chinese ancestors. To date, it has functioned as a complete set of weather calendar to guide the agricultural production in China. (More...)

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