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noon

noun \ˈnün\

: the middle of the day : 12 o'clock in the daytime

Full Definition of NOON

1
:  midday; specifically :  12 o'clock at midday
2
archaic :  midnight —used chiefly in the phrase noon of night
3
:  the highest point

Examples of NOON

  1. The party will take place from noon to 4 p.m.
  2. He showed up at precisely 12 noon.

Origin of NOON

Middle English, from Old English nōn ninth hour from sunrise, from Latin nona, from feminine of nonus ninth; akin to Latin novem nine — more at nine
First Known Use: 13th century

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