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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chronology
sun-upˈsun-up noun [uncountable]  old-fashionedTMC sunrise
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sun-upThese are dusk to around 1.30 a.m., and from first glimmer of light to an hour or so after sun-up.To reach this desolate spot you set off at sun-up and head toward mountain ranges which scarcely ever get closer.They slipped away just before sun-up.We have spent two whole days from sun-up till sun-down in rapt conversation.Probably since sun-up, and he would not stop until it was too dark to work any longer.It would be dawn soon, then sun-up, and he did not know what he would see.
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