sunup

noun
sun·​up | \ ˈsən-ˌəp How to pronounce sunup (audio) \

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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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The past few, starting at sunup and continuing until sundown, were 40-milers. Christa Lawler, Twin Cities, "‘Very sore’ Wisconsin man sets record with six-day trek of Superior Hiking Trail," 7 Sep. 2019 The journey from seed to plate is uncertain—drought, pests, predators, limited cash, too much rain, and too few field hands willing to work sticky-hot summers from sunup to sundown. Eric Velasco, al, "Follow the journey of local food from seed to plate," 13 Aug. 2019 After sunup, the bite is better on the edge of the flats in 7-to-8-feet around scattered grass on jigs slow-hopped or dragged down the incline; www.anglingadventures.info. Frank Sargeant, al.com, "Friday Fishing Report: Bass are biting at Lake Guntersville," 21 June 2019 Camp within earshot of Havasu Falls and hoof back to your car at sunup. Robert Earle Howells, National Geographic, "Discover the Grand Canyon's less-trafficked trails," 12 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 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

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1572, in the meaning defined above

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sunup

noun
sun·​up | \ ˈsən-ˌəp How to pronounce sunup (audio) \

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