Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The approach of darkness; dusk.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The fall of night; the close of the day; evening.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The close of the day; the arrival of the night; the period at and just after dusk.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The close of the day; the coming of night.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the time of day immediately following sunset

Etymologies

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From night + fall.

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