Definition of nightfall in English:


Line breaks: night|fall
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌɪtfɔːl


The onset of night; dusk: we had to get back by nightfall
More example sentences
  • By nightfall more than a thousand mourners crammed the streets outside the main gates.
  • At nightfall, the ceremony ended with a recorded train whistle sounding over loudspeakers.
  • At nightfall they got to within forty yards of the Aboriginal camp before the dogs detected them.

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