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A sunset (changes in color of the sky).

Etymology

In Gower's Confessio Amantis, before 1393.[1] Compound of sun + set.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
sunset

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sunset ({{{1}}})
  1. The time of day when the sun disappears below the western horizon.
  2. The changes in color of the sky at sunset.
  3. (figuratively) The final period of the life or a person or thing.
  4. (attributively) Of or relating to the final period of the life of a person or thing.
    one's sunset years

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  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988

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