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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Nightfall \Night"fall`\, n.
The close of the day; the arrival of the night; the period at
and just after dusk. --Swift.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the
twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn:
twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall,
evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle]
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