Meaning of “sunset” in the English Dictionary

"sunset" in American English

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us /ˈsʌnˌset/

sunset noun (EVENING)

[ U ] also sundown, /ˈsʌnˌdɑʊn/ the time in the evening when you last see the sun

sunset noun (SKY APPEARANCE)

[ C ] the appearance of the sky when the sun goes down:

a brilliant purple sunset

(Definition of “sunset” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)