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midnight sun

noun
1.
the sun visible at midnight in mid-summer in arctic and antarctic regions.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • Their skin rusts in the midnight sun and fourteen of them scrunch on a chunk.
  • And there is the added excitement of the midnight sun.
  • But at the end of the day, as the midnight sun beams its way through my tent, my mind drifts to simpler thoughts.
  • Spend two summer weeks paddling, trekking, and tent-camping under the midnight sun among its high mountains and deep fjords.
  • We arrived in the fragile brightness of a midnight sun.
  • In summer, you'll be driving into the land of the midnight sun.
  • The midnight sun provides near-constant daylight, the weather is relatively mild and festivals and parties are frequent.
  • The campsites offer a great view of the midnight sun.
  • The midnight sun can make it difficult to adjust your body's schedule.
  • The midnight sun can throw off your normal body clock.
British Dictionary definitions for midnight sun

midnight sun

noun
1.
the sun visible at midnight during local summer inside the Arctic and Antarctic circles
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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