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Noun: nightfall  'nIt,fol
  1. The time of day immediately following sunset
    "he loved the nightfall";
    - twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam [archaic], evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle

Derived forms: nightfalls

Type of: hour, time of day

Part of: eve, even, evening, eventide

Encyclopedia: Nightfall