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The beginning of evening; twilight.


archaic early evening; dusk


(ˈi vənˌfɔl)

the beginning of evening.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.evenfall - the time of day immediately following sunsetevenfall - the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
even, evening, eventide, eve - the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall); "he enjoyed the evening light across the lake"
night - a shortening of nightfall; "they worked from morning to night"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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Soon as he landed at the evenfall on Sep 6, after bringing down a Hunter as a leader of the onslaught which got intercepted on the way to Adampur, he addressed the fighter pilots of No.
I took my little harp in hand I wandered up and down the land And up and down a many years But howsoever far I'd roam I couldna find the smiles or tears Of home And every quiet evenfall I'd hear a call, Like creatures crying in their pain, "Come whome again
That night Evenfall was beautiful and intimate, and the dancers were totally in sync with the music.
The other premiere on the gala program was Christopher Wheeldon's Evenfall.
The time of day, evenfall, is the same in both Eclogue and Epistle, and an important part of the setting of each, but, while Vergil urges his goats home when they have eaten their fill (line 77), Horace is politely reluctant to admit Torquatus' flock to eat at his home.