dawn of a new day

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dawn of a new day (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) A new beginning; a fresh start; an important, promising turning point.
    • 1881, Georg Ebers, The Emperor (Der Kaiser) trans. Clara Bell, ch. 15,
      A distant gleam shone through the weight of his troubles, seeming to promise the dawn of a new day.
    • 1914, H. G. Wells, "The World Set Free," section 8.
      This—this is the dawn of a new day in human living.
    • 2007, Michael Cusenza, "New Leader Selected For Queens Chamber," Queens Tribune Online, 29 Nov.,
      It’s the dawn of a new day—a new era, even—for the Queens Chamber of Commerce.