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moonrise

[moon-rahyz] /ˈmunˌraɪz/
noun
1.
the rising of the moon above the horizon.
2.
the time at which the moon rises above the horizon.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; moon + (sun)rise
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  • Go out at moonrise with a small object, perhaps a pencil eraser.
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British Dictionary definitions for moonrise

moonrise

/ˈmuːnˌraɪz/
noun
1.
the moment when the moon appears above the horizon
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Word Origin and History for moonrise
n.

1728, from moon (n.) + rise (n.).

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