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earthrise

[urth-rahyz] /ˈɜrθˌraɪz/
noun, Astronomy
1.
the rising of the earth above the horizon of the moon or other celestial body, viewed from that body's surface or from a spacecraft orbiting it.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; earth + (sun)rise
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British Dictionary definitions for earth rise

earthrise

/ˈɜːθˌraɪz/
noun
1.
the rising of the earth above the lunar horizon, as seen from a spacecraft emerging from the lunar farside
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