white night

noun

: a sleepless night

Word History

Etymology

translation of French nuit blanche

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white night was in 1845

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“White night.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20night. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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