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4 articles for "Cardinal"

Cardinal [Astro*Index]

[L. cardo, hinge]

One of the modes or qualities of the horoscope, along with fixed and mutable; the four signs corresponding to the four leading or angular houses of the horoscope and to the four cardinal points of a compass: Aries-East, Cancer-North, Libra-West, Capricorn-North.

See also:
♦ Quadruplicity ♦ Fixed Sign ♦ Aries ♦ Mutable Sign ♦ Cancer ♦ Libra ♦ Fixed ♦ Capricorn ♦ Sign ♦ Angular House
Cardinal Ingress [Astro*Index]

Time at which a body in direct motion enters a cardinal sign in either Tropical or Sidereal Zodiac.

See also:
♦ Ingress ♦ Sidereal Zodiac ♦ Tropical Zodiac ♦ Direct Motion ♦ Cardinal Signs
Cardinal Point [Munkasey M.]

Zero degrees of one of the cardinal signs. One ofthe four degrees denoted by the zodiacal longitude positions of zero degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra, or Capricorn.

See also:
♦ East
Cardinal Signs [DeVore]

Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn — whose cusps coincide with the cardinal points of the compass: Aries, East; Cancer, North; Libra, West; and Capricorn, South. v. Signs.

See also:
♦ East ♦ Leading Sign


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