Gun fire

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

See also: Gun

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.
ATHMUQAM -- At least one child was martyred and 10 other members of his family were injured in a mortar gun fire in Tetwal sector in Athmuqam area in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
On the day of incident, both groups quarreled over the issue and exchanged gun fire.
On nine different occasions he went out in front of the British lines in broad daylight, under heavy shelling and gun fire, and brought wounded men back to safety.
The sources said that Mohammad Abu Fares Turkistani, a notorious Turkistani commander of Tahrir al-Sham, was killed in gun fire in Jisr al-Shughour region in Western Idlib.
He demonstrated the highest degrees of bravery, valour and call to duty when a barrage of gun fire was opened on Pakistan's convoys, according to his family.
The Police man responsible for gun fire was disarmed in no time and has been arrested for interrogation.
Instant death was their claim to fame As the order over the top came Over a hundred thousand died that very first day Onlookers soon realised their future was grey About a hundred yards to the barbed wire Before the Germans opened up with machine gun fire Men were dead before they fell Without a scream a shout or a yell For days months and years on end They continually lost compatriots and friends Soldiers shot and hospitalised Were more fortunate than they could ever realise Without doubt trench warfare was a living hell Few survivors lived to tell GEORGE MCLANDERS
A report from the Quezon police office said operatives and members of the Candelaria special weapons and tactics team (SWAT) who were about to serve a warrant of arrest in Barangay (village) Malabanban Sur were met with gun fire from their target, Bernaldo Perez Dailo, 36.
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.