first night

noun

Definition of first night

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

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Stay hydrated, and go to sleep around 9 p.m. the first night of the trip and wake up at a normal local time. Chris Erskinecolumnist, Los Angeles Times, "Jet-lagged from that long summer flight? Tips on reducing the fog and fatigue," 16 Aug. 2019 And on the first night of the new season, while Martell may have taken the first snaps with that presumed first-string offensive line, both Perry and Williams had their chances with the No. Christy Cabrera Chirinos, sun-sentinel.com, "Friday night lightning: UM driven indoors for first practice of Manny Diaz era, but energy, excitement remain high," 27 July 2019 And while Trump was an occasional target on the first night in Miami, the candidates changed tack sharply on night two, targeting Trump incessantly. Time Staff, Time, "10 Things We Learned About 2020 From the Democratic Debates," 28 June 2019 Must Not Be Named in the first night’s debate, positioning herself as a fierce contender who is willing and eager take on Trump, Fischer Martin said. Stephanie Ebbert, BostonGlobe.com, "Female candidates make history, waves in debate," 28 June 2019 Jobs and the economy The economic health of the country, and specifically Michigan, received much more attention and a bigger variety of answers than on the first night of the debates. cleveland.com, "Midwestern issues receive some play during second night of Democratic debates," 1 Aug. 2019 But after much debate during the first night of Town Meeting in April, the Arlington Redevelopment Board decided to recommend no action on the proposal. Jennifer Fenn Lefferts, BostonGlobe.com, "Too much, too fast? Towns hit ‘pause’ on big projects," 1 Aug. 2019 Here is a selection of claims made by candidates during the first night of Detroit’s 2020 Democratic primary debate, plus the facts. Mahita Gajanan, Time, "Democrats Made Lots of Claims During the Second Debate. Here Are the Facts," 31 July 2019 Here are the central takeaways from the first night of the second round of the primary debates. CBS News, "Top takeaways from the second Democratic primary debate - the first night," 31 July 2019

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First Known Use of first night

1698, in the meaning defined above

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