Definition of nuit blanche in English:

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nuit blanche

Pronunciation: /ˌnwē ˈbläNSH/
Pronunciation: /ˌnwē ˈblän(t)SH/

noun (plural nuits blanches pronounced same)

A sleepless night.
Example sentences
  • Mes nuits blanches brings together over five years of shooting, presented as immense contact sheets that cover the walls of Centre Clark.
  • The food one chooses after a nuit blanche, in that glorious, liberated, will-to power moment before the hangover kicks in is uniquely dramatic.
  • The title of the piece refers to the expression ‘une nuit blanche,’ meaning a sleepless night.


French, literally 'white night'.

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Syllabification: nuit blanche

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