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Definition of house lights in English:

plural noun

The lights in the auditorium of a theatre: the show ended and the house lights came up
More example sentences
  • Weirdly as I took my bow the house lights (the lights in the auditorium) came up.
  • Then darkness is exchanged for subtle house lights.
  • Only during the finale, when the house lights were brought up, were the quotation marks removed from La Sonnambula.

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