midnight sun
noun Date: 1787 the sun above the horizon at midnight in the arctic or antarctic summer

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  • Midnight Sun — Auteur Stephenie Meyer Genre Fantastique • Romantique Version originale Titre original Midnight Sun Éditeur original Little Brown Langue originale Anglais …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Midnight sun — Mid night sun The sun shining at midnight in the arctic or antarctic summer. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • midnight sun — n the midnight sun the sun that you can see in the middle of the night in summer in the far north or south of the world …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • midnight sun — ► NOUN ▪ the sun when seen at midnight during the summer within either the Arctic or Antarctic Circle …   English terms dictionary

  • midnight sun — n. the sun visible at midnight in the arctic or antarctic regions during their summers …   English World dictionary

  • Midnight sun — For other uses, see Midnight Sun (disambiguation). The midnight sun at Nordkapp, Norway …   Wikipedia

  • Midnight Sun — Para otros usos de este término, véase Sol de medianoche. Midnight Sun Autor Stephenie Meyer Género Fantasía Tema(s) …   Wikipedia Español

  • midnight sun — noun the sun visible at midnight (inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles) • Hypernyms: ↑atmospheric phenomenon * * * the ˌmidnight ˈsun [midnight sun] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • midnight sun — noun the midnight sun the sun seen in the middle of the night in summer in the far north or south of the world …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • midnight sun — the sun visible at midnight in mid summer in arctic and antarctic regions. [1855 60] * * *  the Sun, as seen in the Arctic or Antarctic, where the tilt of the Earth s axis, relative to the plane of its orbit, produces at least one 24 hour period… …   Universalium

  • midnight sun — mid′night sun′ n. the sun visible at midnight in summer in arctic and antarctic regions • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

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