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English definition of “the gloaming”

the gloaming

noun [S]     /ˈɡləʊ.mɪŋ/ US  /ˈɡloʊ-/ literary or Scottish English
the part of the day after the sun has gone down and before the sky is completely dark: They sat on a hillside in the gloaming, watching the lights come on in the houses below.Days and times of dayDarkness and becoming dark
(Definition of the gloaming noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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