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white night

n.
1. A night without sleep.
2. A night without full darkness, as during the summer in high latitudes.
Translations

white night

n
(= sleepless night)schlaflose Nacht
(= bright night)weiße Nacht, helle Nacht im Mittsommer
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His voice could be heard in all sorts of wet, star-lighted, blossoming places, helping the big frogs through their choruses, or mocking the little upside-down owls that hoot through the white nights.
Marked with a two-month celebration of culture - including theater, ballet and all-night parties - the White Nights Festival culminates with the spectacular Scarlet Sails show, a massive light and sound performance involving classical music, fireworks and a giant scarlet vessel sailing down the Neva River.
Summary: The British jazz singer-songwriter returns to the UAE for a performance at the White Nights festival in April
Metaphorically speaking, white nights mean "sleepless" nights, and this year as well in early September, everyone is cordially invited to join the crowd in experiencing a sleepless night full of surprises.
Contract awarded for White Nights Arboretum Development Project (Greenhouse Construction)
Sapphire sets out again from Dover today for a five-night cruise to Amsterdam and Bremen, while sister ship Saga Pearl II leaves tomorrow for a two-week White Nights cruise to Stockholm and a clutch of off-the-beaten- track ports in the Gulf of Bothnia.
Her first novel, White Nights, Black Paradise, is about one of the most disturbing chapters in African-American history, the story of the Peoples Temple and the shocking tragedy in Jonestown, Guyana, where hundreds of people killed themselves while under the influence of the charismatic white preacher Jim Jones.
The Zamalek football club's controversial president, Mortada Mansour, dropped the case against the Ultras groups, including the club's hardcore fan group known as Ultras White Nights (UWK).
White Nights RLPO chief conductor Vasily Petrenko brings a little of his home city St Petersburg's 'White Nights' to Hope Street in this annual concert as part of the Phil's Summer Pops season.
My films include The Turning Point and White Nights.
The Last Refuge is a radical departure, an atmospheric, psychological thriller that is as chilling as the bitter storms that punctuate the white nights of John Callum's new home.