sundown

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

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

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It was rescheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, which protesters noted coincides with Shabbat, the Jewish day of rest that begins just before sundown on Fridays. BostonGlobe.com, "The Wyatt board is scheduled to discuss the forbearance agreement in the gymnasium of the Wyatt training building at 935 High St., Central Falls.," 13 Sep. 2019 Tisha B'Av, which begins this year at sundown on Aug. 10 and ends on Aug. 11 at night fall, is an annual holy day commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, "‘Saddest day in Jewish history’ to be observed at South Florida synagogues," 2 Aug. 2019 Shabbat lasts from sundown on Friday and until nightfall on Saturday, and services take place both days. Kris Maher, WSJ, "Pittsburgh Jewish Leaders Plan Show of Solidarity at Saturday Services," 2 Nov. 2018 Tisha B'Av, which begins this year at sundown on July 21 and ends on July 22 at night fall, is an annual holy day commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Temples plan observances of Tisha B'Av, saddest day in Jewish history," 13 July 2018 The first day Passover begins this year at sundown on Friday night. Howard Ludwig, Daily Southtown, "Passover begins Friday night — 10 things to know," 30 Mar. 2018 In 2018, Passover is from sundown on Friday, March 30 to sundown on Saturday, April 7. Time, "How to Wish Someone a 'Happy Passover'," 30 Mar. 2018 Perhaps that also helps explain why Ivanka's tweets on the matter came several hours after sundown on Saturday. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Where Were Jared and Ivanka During Trump's Statements on Charlottesville?," 16 Aug. 2017 The weather was lovely, and the views — particularly of the Art on the Mart digital-art projections at sundown — were spectacular. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Food Bowl diary: Great events from the first two weeks, plus final week breakdown," 23 Aug. 2019

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1620, in the meaning defined above

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sundown

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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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