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nightfall

[ nahyt-fawl ]
/ ˈnaɪtˌfɔl /
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noun
the coming of night; the end of daylight; dusk.
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Origin of nightfall

First recorded in 1605–15; night + fall
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British Dictionary definitions for nightfall

nightfall
/ (ˈnaɪtˌfɔːl) /

noun
the approach of darkness; dusk
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