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noun 
  1. A period of 24 hours.
  2. The period from midnight to the following midnight. There are 7 days in a week: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
  3. Rotational period of a planet (especially earth).
  4. The part of a day period which one spends at one"s job, school, etc.
    • I worked two days last week.
      1. Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight, daytime.
    • and night. (rfex, also for the last)
Etymology: Via < díÄ < (proto, Germanic, dagaz) < (proto, Indo-European, dhegh-, to burn). Not related to Latin dies (< (proto, Indo-European, dyeu-, to shine)), but rather to Sanskrit dÄhas "heat" < (proto, Indo-European, dhegh-, to burn). Cognates include Swedish and Dutch dag and German Tag "day".


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