sun-rise / sŭn–rīz
1. the time or event each day, in the early morning when the sun first appears in the east, above the horizon; sunup
Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
George Washington Carver, c. 1864 – 1943
2. the visual appearance of the sky when the sun first rises on the eastern horizon
Next time a sunrise steals your breath or a meadow of flowers leave you speechless, remain that way.
Max Lucado, 1955 –
3. a beginning; a first appearance
There is no distress so complete but that even in the most critical moments the inexplicable sunrise of hope is seen in its depths.
Victor Hugo, 1802 -1885