Definition of evening star in English:

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evening star

Pronunciation: /ˈēv(ə)niNG stär/


(the evening star)
The planet Venus, seen shining in the western sky after sunset.
Example sentences
  • Venus shines brightly as the evening star in the western sky.
  • Astronomers now know, of course, that the morning star and the evening star are one and the same heavenly body, namely, the planet Venus.
  • The reflected light off the spaceship intensified until it almost outshone Venus, the evening star, which was poised above the western horizon.

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Syllabification: eve·ning star

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