dark of the moon

Definition of dark of the moon

1 astronomy : the period of about a week at the time of a new moon when the moon's light is absent from the nighttime sky
2 : a period when the moon is not shining or when it is obscured

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“Dark of the moon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dark%20of%20the%20moon. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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