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GORU

Abbreviation for:
geriatric orthopaedic rehabilitation unit, see there
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Yalda is a winter solstice celebration, that is, in the night of the Northern Hemisphere's winter solstice.
According to CWB statistics, the last time Taipei topped 30 degrees during the winter solstice was Dec.
One depicting the northern hemisphere's winter solstice, and the other celebrates the southern hemisphere's summer solstice.
The word "solstice" comes from the Latin words "sol" for sun and "sisto" for "stop." Ancient cultures view the winter solstice as a time of death and rebirth. Egyptians celebrated the return of Ra, the Sun god, on a daily basis.
But generally, the chilliest days come after the Winter Solstice. Just as the hottest days are often after the June 21 Summer Solstice.
"The sun will go through the winter solstice, where it will be at its lowest point on the celestial sphere," explained University of Bahrain physics department assistant professor Dr Mohammed Al Othman.
Oman along with the other countries in the Northern Hemisphere will have winter solstice on Thursday.
Qatar and the rest of the northern hemisphere will experience the shortest day of the year tomorrow in a phenomenon that astronomers define as the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere.
The Elgin Public Museum invites you to hear about ancient cultures and the astronomical significance of the winter solstice.
Winter solstice has come, bringing the longest nights for 2016.
Aymara Indians are celebrating the year 5,524 as well as the Southern Hemisphere's winter solstice