sunup

noun
sun·​up | \ˈsən-ˌəp \

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Examples of sunup in a Sentence

We will meet at sunup. have you ever actually heard a rooster crow at sunup?

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Over two days in five towns across Northern Kentucky, agents staked out homes before sunup, stopped men heading for jobs, went to warehouses like the one where Tomas had worked for more than a year. Nomaan Merchant, Cincinnati.com, "Hunger, fear, desperation: What came of an ordinary ICE raid in Covington," 9 July 2018 From sunup to sundown, Supper wows with thoughtful plates that are simultaneously on trend and timeless. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 From sunup to sundown, Supper wows with thoughtful plates that are simultaneously on trend and timeless. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 From sunup to sundown, Supper wows with thoughtful plates that are simultaneously on trend and timeless. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 From sunup to sundown, Supper wows with thoughtful plates that are simultaneously on trend and timeless. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s Top 9 restaurants," 4 June 2018 Every day from sunup to way past sundown the students will teamed up with adults from Asia, Europe, Africa and South America. Mará Rose Williams, kansascity, "These KC students are invited to share their world-changing ideas with UN officials | The Kansas City Star," 24 May 2018 His best chance to catch a glimpse of the heavens comes here and now, before sunup. Robert.king@indystar.com, Indianapolis Star, "Colt Lundy: A prison of his own making," 10 May 2014 The area was difficult to access, so authorities were waiting for sunup to try to reach the area, Officer Steven Bourasa said. Pauline Repard, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Body found in Balboa Park canyon," 27 Apr. 2018

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1572, in the meaning defined above

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sunup

noun
sun·​up | \ˈsən-ˌəp \

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