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Definition of Dawn

Dawn

  1. To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
  2. To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand.
  3. The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
  4. First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise.

Dawn Quotations

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Rabindranath Tagore

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn.
Claude Debussy

How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
Victor Hugo

Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
Kay Granger
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Dawn Translations

dawn in Danish is daggry
dawn in Dutch is aurora, morgenlicht, morgenrood
dawn in Finnish is aamurusko
dawn in Latin is diluculo
dawn in Norwegian is daggry
dawn in Portuguese is alvorecer
dawn in Spanish is creusculo, atardecer, amanecer, albor, alba
dawn in Swedish is gry, gryning, daggryning, dagas
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