Definition of nine night in English:

nine night

(also nine nights)

noun

Caribbean
  • 1Nine nights (and days) of ritual celebration which follow the burial of a dead person.

  • 2The ninth night following a burial, after which the spirit of the dead person is believed finally to rest; the culmination or main focus of the nine night celebration.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Folklore. From nine + night.

Pronunciation

nine night

/ˈnʌɪn ˌnʌɪt/