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side·light / ˈsīdˌlīt/ • n. 1. a light placed at the side of something. ∎  (sidelights) a ship's port (red) and starboard (green) navigation lights. ∎ fig. a piece of incidental information that helps to clarify or enliven a subject. ∎  natural light coming from the side. 2. a narrow window or pane of glass set alongside a door or larger window.

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