close of (the) day, dusk, eventide, gloaming (Scot. or poetic) nightfall, sundown
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sunset ( sunsets plural )
1 n-uncount Sunset is the time in the evening when the sun disappears out of sight from the sky., (Antonym: sunrise)
The dance ends at sunset.
2 n-count A sunset is the colours and light that you see in the western part of the sky when the sun disappears in the evening., (Antonym: sunrise)
There was a red sunset over Paris.
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