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[suhn-lit] /ˈsʌnˌlɪt/
lighted by the sun.
Origin of sunlit
1815-25; sun + lit1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Still not a human being in sight—no sound, no note of alarm in the soft, sunlit air.

    The Moving Finger E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She was looking out on the sunlit city as if taking a last farewell of it.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
  • To turn to the right naturally meant to go across that sunlit plain.

    From Jungle to Java Arthur Keyser
  • It was like a glimpse into some newly-discovered, silent, sunlit Hades.

  • Onward the great canopy spread toward the sunlit peaks beyond, leaving a trail of drizzle, sleet and snow.

    Chiquita, an American Novel Merrill Tileston
  • The fruit minded us of sunlit vines, and the careless rapture of the South.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • With that he flung the two pieces wide into the sunlit waters of the brook.

    The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini

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