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Noun: eve  eev
  1. The day before
    "he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
     
  2. The period immediately before something
    "on the eve of the French Revolution"
     
  3. The latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall)
    "he enjoyed the eve light across the lake";
    - evening, even, eventide
Noun: Eve  eev
  1. (Old Testament) Adam's wife in Judeo-Christian mythology: the first woman and mother of the human race; God created Eve from Adam's rib and placed Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden

Derived forms: eves

Type of: 24-hour interval, adult female, day, daylight, daytime, mean solar day, period, period of time, solar day, time period, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours, woman

Encyclopedia: Eve, the Apple