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moonset

[moon-set] /ˈmunˌsɛt/
noun
1.
the setting of the moon below the horizon.
2.
the time at which the moon disappears below the horizon.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; moon + (sun)set
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moonset

/ˈmuːnˌsɛt/
noun
1.
the moment when the moon disappears below the horizon
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