Meaning of HORIZON in English

HORIZON

/ həˈraɪzn; NAmE / noun

1.

the horizon [ sing. ] the furthest that you can see, where the sky seems to meet the land or the sea :

The sun sank below the horizon.

A ship appeared on the horizon.

2.

[ C , usually pl. ] the limit of your desires, knowledge or interests :

She wanted to travel to broaden her horizons .

The company needs new horizons now.

IDIOMS

- on the horizon

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : via Old French from late Latin horizon , from Greek horizōn (kuklos) limiting (circle).

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