nightfall nightfall  /ˈnaɪt ˌfɔl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of day immediately following sunset

Usage(s):

  1. After nightfall, 14 of the 50-odd hostages managed to run to safety from the rear of the train.
  2. Day after day you resume the steep ascent of his achievement and just hope to make camp before nightfall.
  3. Most were sure that they would all be dead by nightfall.

News

  1. Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news

    The Nightfall Concert Series will host Allen Stone as the headlining act on Friday, July 19. Stone had to be previously listed as “Special Guest” on the Nightfall schedule due to the artist’s commitment at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. Opening the show will be Smooth Dialects.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Chattanoogan

  2. Saturn Forms Cosmic Triangle with Stars This Week

    If you're outside soon after nightfall this week — say around 10 p.m. your local time — you may notice a large and slender triangle high in the southern sky, a celestial geometry display of two stars and the brilliant ringed planet Saturn.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: SPACE.com via Yahoo! News

  3. Chattanooga Presents announces Allen Stone at July 19 Nightfall concert

    After keeping mum for months on the special guest headliner of the July 19 Nightfall concert, organizers at Chattanooga Presents finally have pulled back the curtain of secrecy and announced that Allen Stone will be at Miller Plaza that evening.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press

Quotes

  1. "Bill brings a great, hands-on producing style to 'Nightfall' that will make the feature film visually exciting," said Rosenberg. "We are thrilled to be working with him on this project."
    on Nov 18, 2009 By: Scott Mitchell Rosenberg Source: CNNMoney.com (press release)

  2. James said: "If any of my stories succeed in causing their readers to feel pleasantly uncomfortable when walking along a solitary road at nightfall, or sitting over a dying fire in the small hours, my purpose in writing them will have been...
    on Sep 15, 2006 By: John James Audubon Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Guild Wars Nightfall is already being heralded as the best of the Guild Wars series by the record-breaking number of fans who participated in preview events," says Robert Garriott, CEO, NCsoft North America. "Nightfall brings innovative new...
    on Oct 26, 2006 By: Robert Garriott Source: GameZone

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