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Midnight

Meanings and phrases

midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night

midnight sun

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sun visible at midnight (inside the Arctic or Antarctic Circles)

before midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Swanson left Canby for the drive home before midnight.
  • "U-432" sank "Evros" and "Barfonn" just before midnight.
  • The show ends shortly before midnight.

until midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was not until midnight that the shelling subsided.
  • Connie is heartbroken, until the servants arrange a limousine she can use until midnight.
  • At the concert, Hyatt patiently waited for the concert to be over as it stretched on until midnight.

around midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They rest around midnight and then continue to graze before dawn.
  • Harriss was born in London, England, around midnight between 16 and 17 December 1862.
  • The fire was discovered on the main vehicle deck at around midnight on the 22/23 April.

shortly after midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was hanged at Landsberg Prison shortly after midnight on June 7, 1951.
  • Lederman was born in Philadelphia shortly after midnight on July 20, 1983.
  • The Tarrant Rushton gliders landed in occupied France shortly after midnight.

just after midnight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Return flights are just after midnight on the same day.
  • A second torpedo attack just after midnight hit the ship.
  • The first, just after midnight on 14/15 June, hit three ships "Etrib", "Pelayo" and "Slemdal", sinking all three.
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