son et lumière

noun

son et lu·​mière ˌsōⁿ-(n)ā-lüm-ˈyer How to pronounce son et lumière (audio)
: an outdoor spectacle at a historic site consisting of recorded narration with light and sound effects

Word History

Etymology

French, literally, sound and light

First Known Use

1954, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of son et lumière was in 1954

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Cite this Entry

“Son et lumière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/son%20et%20lumi%C3%A8re. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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