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- adj. During which no phase of the Moon is visible to provide light
- adj. Having no orbitting moon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being without a moon or moonlight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Destitute of a moon; without moonlight.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. without a moon or a visible moon
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The young crescent moon had risen, a circumstance which Medea declared enabled her to see more clearly into the future than she could do at the time of the Luna-negers as she called the moonless night.
Now I can tell you about the time I got my limit of snipes ... it was a dark and moonless night in a midwestern cow pasture ....
With officials at the CIA and the White House watching on television monitors, tensions increased when one of the two Black Hawk helicopters lowered into the compound and, beneath a moonless sky, fell heavily to the ground.
"My heart is afraid that it will have to suffer," the boy confides to the alchemist one night as they look up at a moonless night.
Blacker than a moonless night and edged with crimson, the blue and purple undersides smelled of wing musk and of Dante—burning leaves and November frost and deep, dark earth.
Presumably, Santa's reindeer are inbred for the kind of internal radar that allows birds -- or airplanes, for that matter -- to unerringly traverse continents on moonless nights in utter darkness.
Her hair was as dark as the sky on a moonless night.
Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night.
It's Friday night, and the sky is cloudless and moonless.
An illicit union on a dark, moonless night, did produce on the Gun Nut blog, this blight.
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