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daybreak

[dey-breyk] /ˈdeɪˌbreɪk/
noun
1.
the first appearance of daylight in the morning; dawn.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; day + break
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British Dictionary definitions for day-break

daybreak

/ˈdeɪˌbreɪk/
noun
1.
the time in the morning when light first appears; dawn; sunrise
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Word Origin and History for day-break

daybreak

n.

1520s, from day + break (n.).

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