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nightside

[ nahyt-sahyd ]
/ ˈnaɪtˌsaɪd /
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noun
Journalism. the night shift of a newspaper.
Astronomy. the dark side of a planet or moon.
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Origin of nightside

1840–50 for an earlier sense; night + side1
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