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For the film by the same name, see Evening (film). For the manga magazine,
see Evening (magazine). For the 2011 Mae recording, see Evening (EP).
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Dusk in Coquitlam, British Columbia
Evening in Parambikkulam, Kerala, India
*Evening* in its primary meaning is the period of the day between afternoon
and night. Though the term is subjective, evening is typically understood
to begin a few hours before sunset, when temperatures begin to fall, and
lasts until just after nightfall, when complete darkness has been reached.
In layman's terms, the evening can range anywhere from four o'clock to
In the vernacular of at least parts of the rural Southern United States
(notably Appalachia) and in some British^[/citation needed/] dialects,
"evening" /ËiËvnÉªn/ is used to mean "afternoon", as the main meal
of the day, dinner, traditionally has occurred at midday. While the exact
meaning of the word in this sense is subject to interpretation, "evening"
in the South usually has been thought of as beginning at about noon and
extending roughly until sunset or suppertime.^
Evening in Dandi Beach, Maharashtra, India
1. *^* "Definition of 'evening'". /Dictionary.com/. Retrieved 12 March
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