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intransitive verb[no object]formal
Pass the night somewhere.‘she was the first woman to pernoctate as a member of the college’
Early 17th century from Latin pernoctat- ‘spent the night’, from the verb pernoctare, from per- ‘through’ + nox, noct- ‘night’.
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