day in the sun
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- A time of glory or ascendancy.
1992, Mark A. Noll, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, page 210:
- The American Party enjoyed a brief day in the sun: in 1854 proponents elected seventy-five members of the House of Representatives and in Massachusetts garnered 376 of 378 seats in the state legislature.