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moonrise Syllabification: moon·rise
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onrīz/

Definition of moonrise in English:


[in singular]
1The rising of the moon above the horizon.
1.1The time of this: it was actually about an hour after moonrise
More example sentences
  • The eve was upon them, as a brilliant sunset became a glorious moonrise, transforming the lethargic day into a delirious nocturne.
  • Check out the moonrise, sometime around midnight.
  • See to it that the men are ready to move on by the next moonrise.’

Words that rhyme with moonrise

high-rise • low-rise

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