I. noun Date: 13th century 1. a. the sun's light or direct rays b. the warmth and light given by the sun's rays c. a spot or surface on which the sun's light shines 2. something (as a person, condition, or influence) that radiates warmth, cheer, or happiness • sunshiny adjective II. adjective Date: 1972 forbidding or restricting closed meetings of legislative or executive bodies and sometimes providing for public access to records <
sunshine laws

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