first night


Definition of 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 Alabama fans got their first glimpse at Bryant-Denny Stadium under the lights -- red and otherwise -- during the Crimson Tide’s first night game of the 2021 season. Ben Flanagan |, al, 27 Sep. 2021 The Cubs won 8-5 in a game Rizzo compared to 8-8-88, the first night game at Wrigley. Paul Sullivan,, 3 Aug. 2021 The country's first night time curfew since World War II was brought in in January, leading to rioting in major cities. CNN, 30 July 2021 Serena, also 39, will play the first night match in Roland Garros history Monday evening. Adam Zagoria, Forbes, 31 May 2021 Crosley Field hosted the first night baseball game in 1935, two World Series champions and the Beatles. Jeff Suess, The Enquirer, 16 May 2021 At the city’s first night clinic last week, 62% of first doses were given out after 2 p.m., Garcetti’s office said. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 11 May 2021 At the city’s first night clinic last week, 62% of first doses were given out after 2 p.m., according to a news release from L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office. Alex Wigglesworth, Los Angeles Times, 10 May 2021 The group hosted its first night market in March 2021 serving burgers from Bad Jimmy's. Priscilla Totiyapungprasert, The Arizona Republic, 24 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of first night

1698, in the meaning defined above

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“First night.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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