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A theatrical entertainment presented at night in a historic, usually outdoor setting, using recorded sound, lighting, and other effects to relate the history of the place. Also called son et lumière.
[Translation of French son et lumière, sound and light; see son et lumière.]
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a nighttime spectacle at which a building, historic site, or the like is illuminated and its historic significance imparted through narration, sound effects, and music.
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