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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

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
Henry David Thoreau

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.
William Arthur Ward

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Hubert H. Humphrey
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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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