Meaning of “the gloaming” in the English Dictionary

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"the gloaming" in British English

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the gloamingnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈɡləʊ.mɪŋ/ us /ˈɡloʊ.mɪŋ/ 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.

(Definition of “the gloaming” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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