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English definition of “the gloaming”

the gloaming

noun [S] uk   /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 from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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