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Moon Swoon: How 2013's Full Moons Got Their Peculiar Names
2 years ago

Full moon names date back to Native American tribes of a few hundred years ago who lived in what is now the northern and eastern United States. Those tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Their names were applied to the entire month in which each occurred.


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