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Plural of: A dark area, especially the blackest part of a shadow from which all light is cut off

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  • That which on earth is called diffusion of light, that luminous matter which the air holds in suspension, which creates the twilight and the daybreak, which produces the...
  • Pete Bardo April 15, 2009 10: 30 AM PDT umbrae and all you others.
  • Quam procul aut molli fuccedeie faepius umbrae Videris, aut fummas carpentem ignavius herbasĀ»
  • But the ancient habitues -- the magni nominis umbrae, contemporaries of Brummell in his zenith, boon companions of George IV. in his regency -- still haunted the spot.
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