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

 dawning
 黎明,開端,東方

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

 dawning
      n : the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they
          talked until morning" [syn: dawn, morning, aurora,
          first light, daybreak, break of day, break of the
          day, dayspring, sunrise, sunup, cockcrow] [ant:
          sunset]