nightfall

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nightfall \Night"fall'\, noun The close of the day; the arrival of the night; the period at and just after dusk. --Swift. [1913 Webster +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

nightfall

noun

1: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn: {twilight}, {dusk}, {gloaming}, {gloam}, {nightfall}, {evenfall}, {fall}, {crepuscule}, {crepuscle}]


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