light (līt): adj. 1. Of relatively little weight for its size or bulk: The jackets we wore on Thursday night, perched above the Zócalo, were of a light, warm fleece, keeping the evening chill well at bay.
adj. 2. Free from worries or troubles; blithe: Light, with friends and easy conversation, surrounded by the sound of the crowds rising up from six floors down, we nursed mugs of beer and talked of our pasts, the present and our thoughts about the future.
intr.v. 3. To come upon by chance or accident. Used with on or upon: Leaning over the carved balcony stones, Patricio deciphered through binoculars the stage program for the night, and with a smile, he said we'd lit upon a performance of Amalia Hernandez's Ballet Folklórico México.
adj. 4. Moving easily and quickly; nimble: Mesmerizing with color, spins and steps, the dancers made the difficult seem so light, making our own moods lighter while they moved.
n. 5. a. A source of light, especially a lamp, a lantern, or an electric lighting fixture: Cathedral, cars, and camera flashes filled the Zócalo with light, like the flames of a thousand candles to guide spirits toward those waiting on Day of the Dead.
A night light. A light night. An evening in Mexico that really gets it right.