sundown

noun
sun·​down | \ ˈsən-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce sundown (audio) \

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Examples of sundown in a Sentence

Passover ends tomorrow at sundown. we were told that the best time to see elk is at sundown

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The aircraft fly at an altitude of 200 to 300 feet, the same at which birds fly at dawn and near sundown. Elaine Ayala, ExpressNews.com, "City, military officials took wrong route to Elmendorf’s bird island," 8 June 2019 Just before sundown Tuesday, more than 40 trucks headed toward Baghouz, the last village where IS militants are trapped with hundreds of civilians. Sarah El Deeb, The Seattle Times, "Pressure builds to get civilians out of last IS-held enclave," 20 Feb. 2019 Sagittarius, one of the popular summer constellations, rises in the southeast after sundown. Arnold Pearlstein, sun-sentinel.com, "The Stars This Week: June 23-29," 23 June 2019 After sundown, tear gas and flares clouded the streets of Tirana. Fox News, "Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate," 9 June 2019 After sundown, tear gas and flares clouded the streets of Tirana. Washington Post, "Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate," 8 June 2019 Fueling your body from sunup to sundown can also help keep headaches at bay. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "12 Ways to Get Rid of a Headache Without Medicine," 23 May 2019 Do your down dogs at sundown with local yogi Patti Quintero. Valli Herman And Rene Lynch, latimes.com, "3 oh-so-L.A. events you don't want to miss," 5 May 2018 In the evening, some faiths hold a vigil service an hour after sundown. Arricca Elin Sansone, Country Living, "What Is Holy Saturday, the Day Before Easter, and Why Do We Celebrate It?," 1 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of sundown

1620, in the meaning defined above

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sundown

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sundown

chiefly US : the time when the sun goes below the horizon

sundown

noun
sun·​down | \ ˈsən-ˌdau̇n How to pronounce sundown (audio) \

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