Definition of Walpurgisnacht in English:

Walpurgisnacht

noun

  • German for Walpurgis night
    • ‘In the Harz mountains the night of the witches, the Walpurgisnacht, is a big event.’
    • ‘The dark, claustrophobic opus, a tale of witch hunts and the German myth of Walpurgisnacht, has proven wildly divisive among the band's fans.’
    • ‘It's a combination of Walpurgisnacht imported from Germany, International Workers Day imported from France, and various fertility festivals imported from around Scandinavia.’
    • ‘Satanic holidays include Walpurgisnacht and Halloween, and the two Solstice and Equinoxes.’
    • ‘Germans associate witches and devils with Walpurgisnacht, April 30th, but Walpurgis was an English nun.’

Pronunciation:

Walpurgisnacht

/välˈpo͝orɡisˌnäKHt/