Pernoctation Definition

noun

An overnight stay; action (instance) of abiding through the night at a location.

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The action (an instance) of walking about at night, especially as a vigil or watch.

Wiktionary

(Christianity) A religious watch kept during normal sleeping hours, during which prayers or other ceremonies are performed.

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Other Word Forms of Pernoctation

Noun

Singular:
pernoctation
Plural:
pernoctations

Origin of Pernoctation

  • From Late Latin pernoctātiō (“a spending the night”).

    From Wiktionary

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