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midnight sun

[ mid-nahyt suhn ]
/ ˈmɪdˌnaɪt ˈsʌn /
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noun
the sun visible at midnight in Arctic and Antarctic regions during their summer months.
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Origin of midnight sun

First recorded in 1855–60
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midnight sun

noun
the sun visible at midnight during local summer inside the Arctic and Antarctic circles
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