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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dawn /ˈdɔn, ˈdɑn/
 黎明,拂曉;開始,發端(vi.)破曉;開始,初現;漸被理解或感知

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dawn, n.
 1. The break of day; the first appearance of light in the morning; show of approaching sunrise.
    And oft at dawn, deep noon, or falling eve.   --Thomson.
 No sun, no moon, no morn, no noon,
 No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day.   --Hood.
 2. First opening or expansion; first appearance; beginning; rise. “The dawn of time.”
    These tender circumstances diffuse a dawn of serenity over the soul.   --Pope.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dawn v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dawned p. pr. & vb. n. Dawning.]
 1. To begin to grow light in the morning; to grow light; to break, or begin to appear; as, the day dawns; the morning dawns.
    In the end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene . . . to see the sepulcher.   --Matt. xxviii. 1.
 2. To began to give promise; to begin to appear or to expand. “In dawning youth.”
    When life awakes, and dawns at every line.   --Pope.
    Dawn on our darkness and lend us thine aid.   --Heber,

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dawn
      n 1: the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they
           talked until morning" [syn: dawning, morning, aurora,
            first light, daybreak, break of day, break of
           the day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow]
           [ant: sunset]
      2: the earliest period; "the dawn of civilization"; "the
         morning of the world" [syn: morning]
      3: an opening time period; "it was the dawn of the Roman
         Empire"
      v 1: become clear or enter one's consciousness or emotions; "It
           dawned on him that she had betrayed him"; "she was
           penetrated with sorrow" [syn: click, get through, come
           home, get across, sink in, penetrate, fall into
           place]
      2: appear or develop; "The age of computers had dawned"
      3: become light; "It started to dawn, and we had to get up"