Simple Definition of noon
: the middle of the day : 12 o'clock in the daytime
Examples of noon
The party will take place from noon to 4 p.m.
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
NOON Defined for Kids
Definition of noon
: the middle of the day : twelve o'clock in the daytime
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