birthnight

[ burth-nahyt ]
/ ˈbɜrθˌnaɪt /

noun

the night of a person's birth, especially a birthday celebration for royalty.
the anniversary of such a date.
the celebration of a royal birthday.

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Origin of birthnight

First recorded in 1620–30; birth + night
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