Gun fire

the time at which the morning or the evening gun is fired.

See also: Gun

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I heard a gun fire, and supposed the storm had proved too strong for us, and we were firing signals of distress.
In the midst of their consternation, every one being hopeless and ready to despair, the captain, with tears in his eyes, told me they were on a sudden surprised with the joy of hearing a gun fire, and after that four more: these were the five guns which I caused to be fired at first seeing the light.
KARACHI -- As the clock announced the advent of New Year, many areas of Karachi reverberated with gun fire, causing injuries to several people and indicating ineffectiveness of the provincial government's ban on aerial firing.
Contract award notice: Maintenance in operational condition of targeting equipment air / air gun fire
Achuthan of Rashtriya Rifles on Wednesday stated that they gave the terrorists chances to surrender, but they refused and retaliated with heavy gun fire.
Earlier, the armed groups breached the truce regime by targeting with sniper and gun fire a military post in Tasnim village at 20: 45 pm and by targeting with machine gun fire military posts in Kfernan northwest of Homs at 21:00 pm on Monday.
According to the details, Aslam age 35, a resident of sector I-10 committed suicide by a gun fire.
Registering an FIR in Kalu Khan Police Station Muhammad Ishaq, cousin of the deceased Niqash Khan told the police that accidentally gun fire of his own gun was resulted in his killing.
When they moved forward to confirm the planning at the front lines in order to visualize what they had discussed over a map, they came under immediate and effective mortar and machine gun fire.
Khudi Guldi, a resident of the locality, said heavy gun fire was underway between rebels and security forces, which lasted for two hours.
It further added that in addition to that, machine gun fire could be heard and traces of bullets could be seen.
BEIRUT, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- A Lebanese soldier was killed during sporadic clashes in the northern city of Tripoli Sunday, with northern villages subjected to gun fire from the Syrian side of the borders, the army said.