Definition of dawn

From the latin albus, dawn is Sunrise of the day, the first rays of the day before to appear the Sun that still lies below the horizon but whose first rays start to see themselves.
Dawn also takes the appointment of dawn or morning twilight. First visible light before the arrival of the Sun reach Earth through refraction of light by the atmosphere. Dawn appears about 1 h 30 before the sun rises.

In literature, the dawn is a literary genre (lyric poetry) of the middle ages, used by the troubadours. Dawn theme is the pain of lovers who must part precisely at dawn after spending the night together. This separation is usually associated with fear (felt by lovers) to be surprised by the woman's husband.

Furthermore, the dawn is the garment worn by priests and Catholic or Anglican choir children. On the other hand, White Poplar, which is a hardwood tree is also told dawn.

As a proper name, dawn is a female name. It is also the name of a French River, one of the four sous-affluents of the Seine, which is part of the Department of the Ardennes. Dawn is also the name of a french Department in the champagne-Ardenne region. The inhabitants are called the Aubois.

In film, dawn is a film by the Hungarian Director Miklós Jancsó.

Finally, Dawn was a french daily of Christian and democratic inspiration, created by Francisque Gay, which appeared from 1932 to 1951.

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