The time when light first appears in the morning; dawn: you are to set off at first light
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- Unfortunately for people who go to bed early, the best views are from midnight until the first light of dawn.
- An unspecified Italian city, shot either at night or at the first light of dawn, is generally empty and in need of a coat of paint.
- These would set out onto the road at the first light of dawn, in the hope of catching up to the Germans that were now traveling on foot.
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