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antitwilight arch

[ an-tee-twahy-lahyt, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈtwaɪ laɪt, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun

a narrow band, pink or with a purple cast, that sometimes appears at twilight just above the horizon opposite the sun.

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Also called anticrepuscular arch.

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