evening star

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evening star

n.
A planet, especially Venus or Mercury, that is prominent near the western horizon shortly after sunset.

evening star

n
(Celestial Objects) a planet, usually Venus, seen just after sunset during the time that the planet is east of the sun. Compare morning star

eve′ning star′


n.
1. a bright planet, esp. Venus, seen in the western sky soon after sunset.
2. any planet that rises before midnight.
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Noun1.evening star - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western skyevening star - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
Translations
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avondsterleliën-van-een-nachtmiddelste teunisbloemnachtkaarsnachtkeers

evening star

nstella della sera
References in classic literature ?
A nice chance he would stand against the man who would tell her that her face was like a fresh blush rose, that her hair was a wandering sunbeam imprisoned by her smiles, and her eyes like two evening stars.
Proud Evening Star, In thy glory afar And dearer thy beam shall be; For joy to my heart Is the proud part Thou bearest in Heaven at night.
The road from the north curved a little to the east just there, and the road from the west swung out a little to the south; so that the grave, with its tall red grass that was never mowed, was like a little island; and at twilight, under a new moon or the clear evening star, the dusty roads used to look like soft grey rivers flowing past it.
This disquieting apparition was stretching out its arms toward the west, as if in supplication for the evening star, which, certainly, was an alluring object, though obviously out of reach.
On the neck lay a pale reflection like moonlight; the same faint lustre touched the train of thin clouds from which rose and bowed this vision of the Evening Star.
The two halted, the nearer to us standing and facing Sun- bury, the remoter being a grey indistinctness towards the evening star, away towards Staines.
Every time she retired to her citadel of dreams she came forth radiant and refreshed, as one who has seen the evening star, or heard sweet music, or smelled the rose of joy.
In truth, I was occupied by gloomy thoughts and neither saw the descent of the evening star nor the golden sunrise reflected in the Rhine.
Westward I saw the zodiacal light mingling with the yellow brilliance of the evening star.
In imagination she sailed over storied seas that wash the distant shining shores of "faery lands forlorn," where lost Atlantis and Elysium lie, with the evening star for pilot, to the land of Heart's Desire.