moonrise

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moonrise

[′mün‚rīz]
(astronomy)
The crossing of the visible horizon by the upper limb of the ascending moon.
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They were so ill-fitting as to be quite grotesque; even as he appeared in black outline against the moonrise, the coat-collar in which his head was buried made him look like a hunchback, and the long loose sleeves looked as if he had no hands.
There's a darling moonrise behind the hills tonight, Marilla, and oh, how the frogs sang me home from Carmody
There's going to be a moonrise purty soon, too--I'm never tired of finding out what a moonrise can be over them rocks and sea and harbor.
They had their moonrise, and watched its marvel and magic in a silence that asked nothing of the world or each other.
the views are even more spectacular, and you get some of the world's great moonrises on the bay.