midnight sun


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midnight sun

n.
The sun as seen at midnight during the summer within the Arctic and Antarctic Circles.

midnight sun

n
(Astronomy) the sun visible at midnight during local summer inside the Arctic and Antarctic circles

mid′night sun′


n.
the sun visible at midnight in summer in arctic and antarctic regions.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.midnight sun - the sun visible at midnight (inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles)midnight sun - the sun visible at midnight (inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles)
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
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"Ah, London, London, our delight, Great flower that opens but at night, Great city of the midnight sun, Whose day begins when day is done .
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She opened with hospitable haste, and started as if another ghost had come to surprise her, for there stood a tall bearded gentleman, beaming on her from the darkness like a midnight sun.
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Another natural phenomenon it experiences is the midnight sun. The whole country experiences 24 hours of sunlight in the summer and no sunlight in the winter.