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[suhn-lit] /ˈsʌnˌlɪt/
lighted by the sun.
Origin of sunlit
First recorded in 1815-25; sun + lit1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • They fell on the sunlit slope of grass, and he did not pick them up.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • She was looking out on the sunlit city as if taking a last farewell of it.

    The Eternal City Hall Caine
  • The stormy night had been succeeded by a calm and sunlit day.

    The Shame of Motley Raphael Sabatini
  • With that he flung the two pieces wide into the sunlit waters of the brook.

    The Trampling of the Lilies Rafael Sabatini
  • The gloom of the darkling forests, too, had passed into the sunlit parks of delight.

    The Golden Woman Ridgwell Cullum
  • I felt like a man lifted suddenly from a dungeon into the sunlit world.

    Dwellers in the Hills Melville Davisson Post
  • It was like a glimpse into some newly-discovered, silent, sunlit Hades.

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