sun rose

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Related to sun rose: helianthemum, Cistaceae
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Noun1.sun rose - any plant of the genus Helianthemumsun rose - any plant of the genus Helianthemum; vigorous plants of stony alpine meadows and dry scrub regions
genus Helianthemum - widely distributed evergreen or semi-evergreen shrublets; America; Europe and North Africa to Asia Minor and central Asia
Crocanthemum canadense, frostweed, frost-weed, frostwort, Helianthemum canadense - perennial of the eastern United States having early solitary yellow flowers followed by late petalless flowers; so-called because ice crystals form on it during first frosts
rock rose, rockrose - any of numerous varieties of helianthemums having small rose-like yellow or white or reddish flowers
Helianthemum scoparium, rush rose - woody yellow-flowered perennial of southeastern United States
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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At last, as she was dropping asleep, morning broke, and the sun rose.
As the sun rose the lion withdrew into the jungle and the black descended from his tree and started upon his long journey back to camp.
In the morning the sun rose brilliant and quickly wore away the thin layer of ice that covered the water, and all the warm air was quivering with the steam that rose up from the quickened earth.
The night passed away, and the sun rose from the ocean; my feelings became calmer, if it may be called calmness when the violence of rage sinks into the depths of despair.
When it became noon, and the sun rose higher, I lay down on the grass and was overpowered by a deep sleep.
Changing the horses stage by stage, I went on till the night ended--went on till the sun rose in the eastern heaven.
Though the earth was cold and wet, the sky was clear, and the sun rose bright, placid, and beautiful.
The sun rose in the undoubted east and set in the undoubted west, corrected and proved, of course, by declination, deviation, and variation; and the nightly march of the stars and constellations proceeded across the sky.
The higher the sun rose the higher rose that cloud of dust, and through the screen of its hot fine particles one could look with naked eye at the sun, which showed like a huge crimson ball in the unclouded sky.
This I saw from a few objects which were floating around me now at noon; they had been with me when the high sun rose.
The old man was yet asleep, and as she was unwilling to disturb him, she left him to slumber on, until the sun rose.
When the sun rose the next morning he saw that it lay almost directly to his right as he stood upon the beach instead of straight out across the water as heretofore, and so he reasoned that the shore line had trended toward the west.