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The rising or time of rising of the moon above the horizon.‘it was actually about an hour after moonrise’
- ‘Be prepared tonight for a journey, and meet me at moonrise beneath the Great Cottonwood.’
- ‘‘If you wish to speak more, Lady, I will wait for you by the wall after moonrise,’ the stranger's soft voice penetrated her thoughts.’
- ‘Check out the moonrise, sometime around midnight.’
- ‘The eve was upon them, as a brilliant sunset became a glorious moonrise, transforming the lethargic day into a delirious nocturne.’
- ‘When I came back to myself, a woman's voice told us to meet her at the cottonwood out back at moonrise.’
- ‘Observations took place in clear weather and ended at midnight, prior to moonrise.’
- ‘See to it that the men are ready to move on by the next moonrise.’’
- ‘His heart rate had increased considerably now that moonrise was drawing near.’
- ‘Farther west, the eclipse is under way as the Moon rises; for skywatchers along the Pacific coast of California, the beginning of the total phase nearly coincides with moonrise.’
- ‘It was well-past moonrise when he suddenly roared at them ‘Faster!’’
- ‘She tells me we won't be going to the temple until after moonrise.’
- ‘The weather was so nice that day that we finished this series of photos with a lovely moonrise shot over the harbour, looking out from where I live.’
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