Part of speech: noun

The line where the earth or sea seems to meet the sky.

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Usage examples "horizon":

  1. The sun had sunk beneath the horizon, and all was grey, save a red feather in the cap of Pennigent. - "Danger! and Other Stories", Arthur Conan Doyle.
  2. As he lay there, instead of going to sleep immediately, he looked out of the window toward the west, where a bright star hung above the horizon. - "The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey", Donald Ferguson.
  3. Passengers who had been dozing roused themselves to watch the sun shoot over the horizon. - "Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines", Ruthe S. Wheeler.