break of day

break of day
the first light of day (Freq. 1)

we got up before dawn


they talked until morning

Ant: ↑sunset (for: ↑sunrise)
Derivationally related forms: ↑auroral (for: ↑aurora), ↑aurorean (for: ↑aurora), ↑dawn (for: ↑dawning), ↑dawn (for: ↑dawn)
Hypernyms: ↑hour, ↑time of day

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break of day noun
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Main Entry:break

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break of day literary phrase
the time when it begins to get light in the morning
Thesaurus: times in the morning or daytimehyponym happening in the morning or daytimesynonym
Main entry: break

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break of day,
= dawn. (Cf.dawn) SYNONYM(S): daybreak.

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break of ˈday/ˈdawn idiom
(literary) the moment in the early hours of the morning when it begins to get light
Main entry:breakidiom

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