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 for twilight
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Twilight \Twi"light`\, n. [OE. twilight, AS. twi- (see Twice)
     + le['o]ht light; hence the sense of doubtful or half light;
     cf. LG. twelecht, G. zwielicht. See Light.]
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     1. The light perceived before the rising, and after the
        setting, of the sun, or when the sun is less than 18[deg]
        below the horizon, occasioned by the illumination of the
        earth's atmosphere by the direct rays of the sun and their
        reflection on the earth.
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     2. faint light; a dubious or uncertain medium through which
        anything is viewed.
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              As when the sun . . . from behind the moon,
              In dim eclipse, disastrous twilight sheds. --Milton.
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              The twilight of probability.          --Locke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Twilight \Twi"light`\, a.
     1. Seen or done by twilight. --Milton.
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     2. Imperfectly illuminated; shaded; obscure.
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              O'er the twilight groves and dusky caves. --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: lighted by or as if by twilight; "The dusky night rides
             down the sky/And ushers in the morn"-Henry Fielding; "the
             twilight glow of the sky"; "a boat on a twilit river"
             [syn: dusky, twilight(a), twilit]
      n 1: the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the
           twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night" [syn:
           twilight, dusk, gloaming, gloam, nightfall,
           evenfall, fall, crepuscule, crepuscle]
      2: the diffused light from the sky when the sun is below the
         horizon but its rays are refracted by the atmosphere of the
      3: a condition of decline following successes; "in the twilight
         of the empire"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  81 Moby Thesaurus words for "twilight":
     afterglow, alpenglow, aurora, bad light, brown of dusk, brownness,
     candlelight, candlelighting, cocklight, crepuscular, crepuscule,
     dark, darkening, darkish, darkishness, darkling, darksome,
     darksomeness, dawnlight, deadness, decay, declination, decline,
     dim, dim light, diminution, dimming, dimness, dimpsy, downturn,
     drabness, dullness, dusk, duskiness, duskingtide, duskness, dusky,
     ebb, end, evening, evensong, eventide, first light, flatness,
     foredawn, gloam, gloaming, glooming, gloomy, glow, half-light,
     lack of sparkle, lackluster, lifelessness, limbo, lusterlessness,
     mat, mat finish, morning twilight, murk, murkiness, nightfall,
     obscure, owllight, partial darkness, semidark, shadowy, shady,
     slump, somberness, sundown, sunset, sunsetty, the small hours,
     twilight zone, twilighty, vesper, vespertine, wane, waning,

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Twilight, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    241
     Housing Units (2000): 103
     Land area (2000):     1.607736 sq. miles (4.164016 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.607736 sq. miles (4.164016 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            78008
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.114307 N, 79.890369 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Twilight, PA

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