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twilight

noun [U] (EVENING)    /ˈtwaɪ.laɪt/
the period just before it becomes completely dark in the evening: I could make out a dark figure in the twilight.Days and times of dayDarkness and becoming dark
(Definition of twilight noun (EVENING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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