break of day break of day


  • (n) the first light of day


  1. On a little island in the Zuyder Zee five men arose before the break of day and after due preparations crossed over to the mainland at four o'clock.
  2. Just as it has for 3,000 years, the miracle of Abu Simbel occurs at break of day.
  3. Her authority, like that of hundreds of senseis before her, is absolute; a student would no more contradict her than question the break of day.


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exacting exacting
/ɪɡ ˈzæk tɪŋ /