Definition of dark-sky in English:


Syllabification: dark-sky


Denoting or located in a place where the darkness of the night sky is relatively free of interference from artificial light: we packed up the telescope and headed for a dark-sky site
More example sentences
  • Randy always signs off with "Dark Skies and Smooth Roads," and now that we've got the dark skies taken care of, it's time for a smooth road, as the dark-sky site is frequently abundant in proverbial Missourian mud.
  • "The 'dark-sky preserve' will be almost free of light pollution even though the area is within easy reach of Southern Ontario's most highly developed areas."
  • After dinner, we jumped aboard one of the buses again for a two-mile ride to a nearby hilltop site away from lights that provided a nice, dark-sky view of the heavens.

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