Mezzogiorno

geographical name
Mez·​zo·​gior·​no | \ ˌmet-sō-ˈjȯr-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Mezzogiorno (audio) , ˌmed-zō- \

Definition of Mezzogiorno

the Italian peninsula south of about the latitude of Rome

Learn More about Mezzogiorno

Statistics for Mezzogiorno

Cite this Entry

“Mezzogiorno.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mezzogiorno. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

Comments on Mezzogiorno

What made you want to look up Mezzogiorno? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!