Walpurgis Night Definition
The eve of May Day, observed in some European countries and in some Scandinavian communities in the United States in celebration of spring and marked by music, singing, and bonfires.
April 30, the eve of May Day, when witches supposedly gathered on Brocken mountain for a demonic orgy.
Webster's New World
An episode or a situation having the quality of nightmarish wildness.
Walpurgisnacht ("Walpurga's night"), a feast of witchcraft in German folklore; any orgiastic or bacchanalian party.
Origin of Walpurgis Night
Partial translation of German Walpurgisnacht Walpurgis , Saint Walpurga (died 779) Nacht night
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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