Moon Before Yule
Definition of Moon Before Yule
: the last full moon of the calendar year The full moon of December is called the Moon Before Yule, or Long Night Moon—an appropriate name given the lengthy nights. — Patrick Rowan, Springfield (Massachusetts) Union News, 4 Dec. 1998 —called also Long Night Moon
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