Walpurgis Night love

Walpurgis Night

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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.
  • noun The eve of Beltane, believed by medieval Christians to be the occasion of a witches' Sabbath.
  • noun An episode or a situation having the quality of nightmarish wildness.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Partial translation of German Walpurgisnacht : Walpurgis, Saint Walpurga (died 779) + Nacht, night.]

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