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midnight

noun mid·night \ˈmid-ˌnīt\

: the middle of the night : 12 o'clock at night

Full Definition of MIDNIGHT

1
:  the middle of the night; specifically :  12 o'clock at night
2
:  deep or extended darkness or gloom
midnight adjective
mid·night·ly adverb or adjective
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Examples of MIDNIGHT

  1. Her parents wanted her home before midnight.
  2. It was 12 midnight when we arrived home.

First Known Use of MIDNIGHT

before 12th century
MIDNIGHTLY Defined for Kids

midnight

noun mid·night \ˈmid-ˌnīt\

Definition of MIDNIGHT for Kids

:  twelve o'clock at night

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