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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sunset  \Sun"set"\,  Sunsetting  \Sun"set`ting\,  n. 
  1.  The  descent  of  the  sun  below  the  horizon;  also  the  time 
  when  the  sun  sets;  evening.  Also  used  figuratively. 
 
  'T  is  the  sunset  of  life  gives  me  mystical  lore. 
  --Campbell. 
 
  2.  Hence  the  region  where  the  sun  sets;  the  west. 
 
  {Sunset  shell}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  West  Indian  marine  bivalve 
  ({Tellina  radiata})  having  a  smooth  shell  marked  with 
  radiating  bands  of  varied  colors  resembling  those  seen  at 
  sunset  or  before  sunrise;  --  called  also  {rising  sun}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sunset 
  adj  1:  of  a  declining  industry  or  technology;  "sunset  industries" 
  2:  providing  for  termination;  "a  program  with  a  sunset 
  provision"  [syn:  {sunset(a)}] 
  n  1:  the  time  in  the  evening  at  which  the  sun  begins  to  fall 
  below  the  horizon  [syn:  {sundown}]  [ant:  {dawn}] 
  2:  atmospheric  phenomena  accompanying  the  daily  disappearance 
  of  the  sun 
  3:  the  daily  event  of  the  sun  sinking  below  the  horizon 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Sunset,  AR  (town,  FIPS  68060) 
  Location:  35.22466  N,  90.20760  W 
  Population  (1990):  571  (204  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Sunset,  FL  (CDP,  FIPS  69812) 
  Location:  25.70545  N,  80.35256  W 
  Population  (1990):  15810  (5206  housing  units) 
  Area:  9.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Sunset,  LA  (town,  FIPS  74060) 
  Location:  30.40826  N,  92.06601  W 
  Population  (1990):  2201  (856  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.7  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Sunset,  ME 
  Zip  code(s):  04683 
  Sunset,  SC 
  Zip  code(s):  29685 
  Sunset,  TX 
  Zip  code(s):  76270 
  Sunset,  UT  (city,  FIPS  74480) 
  Location:  41.13867  N,  112.02720  W 
  Population  (1990):  5128  (1773  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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