Definition of sunrise noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sunrise

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈsʌnraɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌnraɪz//
     
    The sun and the moon
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] the time when the sun first appears in the sky in the morning synonym dawn We got up at sunrise. We left before sunrise. See related entries: The sun and the moon
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] the colours in the part of the sky where the sun first appears in the morning the pinks and yellows of the sunrise They looked out at the silvery yellow of the highland sunrise. See related entries: The sun and the moon
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sunrise

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