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sunset

1. the daily disappearance of the sun below the horizon
2. the atmospheric phenomena accompanying this disappearance
3. the time at which the sun sets at a particular locality

sunset

[′sən‚set]
(astronomy)
The exact moment the upper limb of the sun disappears below the horizon.
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Leading the Sunset members will be the current chairman Abel Munda, past Sunset and Royal chairman Barth Ragalo, another past Royal chairman Odongo Mark Okeyo, Victor Kidiwa, Ben Handa and Maurice Monni all from Royal.
This Christmas, we are pleased to be able to gift families with such a moment through Sunset Fair's first anniversary celebration,' said Atty.
Because the sunset legislation didn't pass, each chamber accused the other of inaction on what everyone called "critical legislation.
He added that the Paphos regional board of tourism is inviting all those involved in tourism to embrace the effort and to contribute in some way, to the promotion of the emergence of the 'most majestic sunset in Cyprus'.
During the 85th Texas Legislative Session set to begin on January 10, 2017, a Sunset bill including Commission decisions related to the issues will be filed by a member of the Sunset Advisory Commission.
When Sunset Beach was annexed, the Huntington Beach City Council promised residents that Sunset Beach would retain its quaint and unique character," said Edward Pinchiff.
Simultaneously, Sunset said also it had completed its buy of Vineyard Investment Properties Inc which is expected to support its growing commercial lending business, Sunset chief executive Alan Speck commented.
Ani Vladi, Marketing and Operations Manager at DIP, said, "Selecting the subcontractor to handle the security services for Sunset was a long and competitive process, where several companies tendered their applications.
Sunset Mixed Development will comprise a premium shopping mall spread over two floors hosting some of the finest luxury brands, premium jewellery houses, world-renowned watches and accessories, and exquisite fine dining restaurants; stylish boutique offices with state-of-the art, cutting edge facilities on the top level; and elegant spacious residential apartments extended across three blocks, all with splendid views of the Arabian Gulf.
Colorado Nurses Association has convened a Sunset Task Force with representation from key member groups to identify key issues relating to Sunset of the Nurse Practice Act and to formulate an official organizational position.
In a January 29, 2006 article, titled, "On the Trail of Brownstones in Brooklyn," The New York Times noted that savvy real estate investors have begun to look beyond the borders of what has traditionally been known as "Brownstone Brooklyn," namely Carroll Gardens and Park Slope, for good deals on brownstones in Sunset Park.
Sunset Hall describes itself as "a non-profit retirement home for freethinking elders who continue to share independence of spirit and involvement in the world.