son et lumière

noun (1)
son et lu·​mière | \ ˌsōⁿ-(n)ā-lüm-ˈyer How to pronounce son et lumière (audio) \

Definition of son et lumière

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: an outdoor spectacle at a historic site consisting of recorded narration with light and sound effects

lumiere blue

noun (2)
lu·​miere blue | \ ¦lümē¦e|(ə)r-, (ˈ)lüm¦ye|\

Definition of lumiere blue (Entry 2 of 3)

: a light bluish green that is darker than average aqua green (see aqua green sense 1), bluer and paler than average turquoise green, and bluer, lighter, and stronger than robin's-egg blue (see robin's-egg blue sense 2)

lumiere green

noun (3)

Definition of lumiere green (Entry 3 of 3)

First Known Use of son et lumière

Noun (1)

1954, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for son et lumière

Noun (1)

French, literally, sound and light

Noun (2)

lumiere from French lumière light, from Late Latin luminaria lamps, plural of luminare lamp

Noun (3)

lumiere from French lumière light

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