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An example use of midnight in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… and at midnight the great volcanic cloud …”
Midnight is the time when the sun is at its lowest point in the sky.
the word midnight occurs in english on average 18.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.