daybreak daybreak  /ˈdeɪb ˌreɪk/


  • (n) the first light of day


  1. The raid ended near daybreak when an explosion was detonated inside the home, the spokesman said.
  2. At daybreak the convoy reached the border town of Ban Hin Taek, the fortified mountain stronghold of Khun Sa, the most powerful opium warlord in Asia.
  3. At daybreak next morning the Melville levee along the Atchafalaya gave way.


  1. June 12: Picture the Weather with Dave

    Picture the Weather with Dave photos that aired June 12 on The News at Daybreak.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WTOC 11 Savannah

  2. Wesley competes at Daybreak Triathlon

    DAYBREAK, Utah (ABC 4 Sports) - Triathlons are becoming more popular among athletes who are trying to find new ways to compete and stay in shape. ABC-4 Utah's Wesley Ruff decided to see if he could complete the Daybreak Triathlon this past weekend, and he lived to tell the tale. The triathlon consists of three events: swimming, biking and running. Each triathlon has different lengths. The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC 4 Salt Lake City

  3. Daybreak Drills an Additional Successful Oil Well at California Oil Project

    SPOKANE, Wash., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Daybreak Oil and Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: DBRM) ("Daybreak" or the "Company"), a Washington corporation, is pleased to announce the drilling results ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "One of the coolest things I have ever done in my career is watching the sun come up over the Daytona Speedway at daybreak from behind the wheel of a prototype," Johnson said. "That was such a beautiful sight and such a peaceful, cool...
    on Dec 6, 2006 By: Jimmie Johnson Source: Nascar

  2. "I was lucky, I got out," said Dau. "I saw somebody running and thought it was my father. We ran that night through the water, the mud. When we saw militia, we ducked in the grass until they passed and then ran until daybreak. Then I realized...
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: John Bul Dau Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "It's at daybreak today we hope that we'll be able to begin the process of taking some people by bus ...... getting them across the border into Syria and eventually transported through to Jordan," Mr Downer told reporters in Adelaide.
    on Jul 16, 2006 By: Alexander Downer Source: The Age

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