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morning star:

see evening starevening star
or morning star,
planet that becomes visible in the western sky shortly after sunset or in the eastern sky shortly before sunrise. It can usually be seen in twilight, when it is too light for the true stars to be seen.
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morning star

An informal name for Venus when it lies west of the Sun and is a brilliant object in the eastern sky just before sunrise. Such periods of visibility follow inferior conjunction and precede superior conjunction. The term is sometimes applied loosely to morning visibility of Mercury or other planets.

Morning Star

 

a progressive English daily newspaper.

Founded in London in 1930, the Morning Star appeared until April 1966 as the Daily Worker, the organ of the Communist Party of Great Britain. It is published by the Morning Star Cooperative Society, Limited, and also accepts contributions from readers. The Morning Star leads the struggle for the vital interests of English workers against the antipopular policy of monopoly capital. It stands for the unification of all the forces of the left in the struggle for peace and security among peoples.

morning star

[′mȯrn·iŋ ‚stär]
(astronomy)
A misnomer given to a planet visible to the naked eye, when it rises before the sun.

morning star

a planet, usually Venus, seen just before sunrise during the time that the planet is west of the sun
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So spake our Morning Star, then in his rise, And, looking round, on every side beheld A pathless desert, dusk with horrid shades.
neither darkness nor shadow of death; only such a bright fading as when the morning star fades in the golden dawn.
When that high spirit, that morning star of evil, fell from heaven, it was as a rebel that he fell.
But she had never imagined one who would be happy and greet her with the shout of the morning star.
All day the fire-steed flies over the country, stopping only that his master may rest, and I am awakened by his tramp and defiant snort at midnight, when in some remote glen in the woods he fronts the elements incased in ice and snow; and he will reach his stall only with the morning star, to start once more on his travels without rest or slumber.
Weston rose at length upon me, appearing like the morning star in my horizon, to save me from the fear of utter darkness; and I rejoiced that I had now a subject for contemplation that was above me, not beneath.
It is as though a mole cried out against the morning star, because he could not see it.
Like all his people, spring was the season he chose for his flittings--moving, for the mere joy of rushing through the warm air, thirty, forty, or fifty miles between twilight and the morning star, and coming back panting and laughing and wreathed with strange flowers.