Definition of the Last Night of the Proms from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Last Night of the Proms

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the last performance of the Proms, the series of concerts of classical music held every summer at the Albert Hall in London. The music in the second half traditionally consists of songs expressing pride in Britain, such as Land of Hope and Glory, Rule, Britannia!and Jerusalem. It is always a lively occasion, with the audience singing and waving British flags.