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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the time of day immediately following sunset;
- Example: "he loved the twilight"
- Example: "they finished before the fall of night"
[syn: twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nightfall \Night"fall`\, n. The close of the day; the arrival of the night; the period at and just after dusk. --Swift. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nightfall n 1: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn: twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall, evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle]