But soon after the dawn of the republic in 1804, it was crippled by an enormous public debt.
How has the dawn of feminism changed the importance of professional success?
The answer may lie in the mists of time, at the dawn of Idol history.
c.1200, dauen, "to dawn, grow light," shortened or back-formed from dauinge, dauing "period between darkness and sunrise," (c.1200), from Old English dagung, from dagian "to become day," from root of dæg "day" (see day). Probably influenced by a Scandinavian word (cf. Danish dagning, Old Norse dagan "a dawning;" cf. also German tagen "to dawn"). Related: Dawned; dawning.
1590s, from dawn (v.).