the gloaming Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the gloamingnoun [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 ​completelydark: 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)
Translations of “the gloaming”
in Chinese (Simplified) 黄昏, 暮色…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黃昏, 暮色…
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