from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The event or time of the appearance of the moon above the eastern horizon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The time of day or night when the moon begins to rise over the horizon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The rising of the moon above the horizon; also, the time of its rising.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The rising of the moon, or its appearance above the horizon.
moon + rise (Wiktionary)