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new moon

Syllabification: new moon

Definition of new moon in English:

noun

1The phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun and invisible from earth, or shortly thereafter when it appears as a slender crescent.
Example sentences
  • Every month, the first crescent of the new moon is observed, defining the beginning of the new month, whilst each year Ramadan commences 11 days earlier.
  • We all speculate that we want to go at a time when the moon is a new moon.
  • A solar eclipse can only occur at conjunction, and the sighting of the new moon is typically not until 30 hours later.
1.1The time when the new moon occurs.
Example sentences
  • From new moon to new moon, and from sabbath to sabbath, all flesh shall come to worship before me, says the LORD.
  • The members organise turtle walks everyday and during full moon and new moon days, intensify the patrols.
  • Isn't it ironic that you guys performed your story - which revolves around a new moon - on the night of the new moon?

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