first night


: the night on which a theatrical production is first performed at a given place
also : the performance itself

Examples of first night in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web May 9, 2024 Taylor Swift makes changes to the Eras Tour set in Paris Swift added The Tortured Poets Department to the Eras Tour intro and reordered the setlist on the first night in Paris. Moises Mendez Ii, TIME, 9 May 2024 Although this was the first night of Clark’s tour, the five-piece band is fresh off opening for the Rolling Stones’ tour-opening show on April 28 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Stefan Stevenson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 9 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for first night 

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Word History

First Known Use

1698, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of first night was in 1698

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“First night.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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