night·​spot | \ ˈnīt-ˌspät How to pronounce nightspot (audio) \

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one of the city's few nightspots featuring a dance floor and a live band

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Meanwhile, half a day later, there was another mass shooting at a popular nightspot in Dayton, Ohio, resulting in nine deaths, including the shooter’s sister. Dennis Prager, National Review, "Chronicling the Left’s Lies," 6 Aug. 2019 Ten people were wounded by multiple shooters who opened fire outside an eastern Pennsylvania nightspot early Thursday morning, authorities said. NBC News, "Ten wounded by multiple shooters who opened fire outside nightclub in Allentown, Pennsylvania," 20 June 2019 Ortiz’s father and a sister live in Santo Domingo and the 43-year-old former Red Sox great was active on the social scene here, hitting nightspots with friends who included TV personalities and Dominican reggaeton musicians. Michael Weissenstein, The Denver Post, "David Ortiz shooting: 6 suspects, including gunman, arrested," 13 June 2019 Here are some of the bars and nightspots vowing to go World Cup crazy during the competition, which runs through July 7. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Here's where you can watch the matches," 6 June 2019 Playing ping-pong at this cool San Francisco nightspot’s outdoor patio, paddle in one hand, Topspin cocktail in the other. Jackie Burrell, The Mercury News, "7 epic Bay Area things to do this weekend, Aug. 16-18," 16 Aug. 2018 The Drunken Film Festival, a festival held in bars and nightspots that began in the United Kingdom, expands to the United States, premiering in Oakland, Oct. 7-12. Pam Grady,, "Bay Area filmmaker’s short at SF Jewish fest inspired by Jerusalem graffiti," 12 July 2018 Over the past several years the Funk Zone has transformed Santa Barbara from an upscale coastal retreat into a hip young nightspot with first-class restaurants, wineries, art galleries and boutiques. Ariston Anderson, The Hollywood Reporter, "John Mayer Performs Secret Set at Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian Opening Bash," 27 Apr. 2018 The designer was the center of attention at a surprise party hosted by Defrancesco at haute city nightspot Submercer, which was transformed into the iconic underground Mudd Club for the evening. Vogue, "Marc Jacobs’ Surprise Birthday Party Was Just As Chic As You’d Imagine," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of nightspot

1933, in the meaning defined above

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