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son et lumière Syllabification: son et lu·mière
Pronunciation: /ˌsônālo͞omˈyer/

Definition of son et lumière in English:


An entertainment held by night at a historic monument or building, telling its history by the use of lighting effects and recorded sound.
Example sentences
  • The trip will finish at the more recent site of Castle Toward, which will then become the venue for the son et lumière and fireworks finale at sunset.
  • The Tour is spectacle over substance, a sporting son et lumière.
  • The 50th Ilkley Flower Show will also take place during the festival weeks, and organisers hope to include more events in the programme, including a possible son et lumière at Darwin Gardens and Ilkley Tarn.


French, literally 'sound and light'.

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