\ ˈnōnz How to pronounce nones (audio) \

Definition of nones

1 : the ninth day before the ides according to ancient Roman reckoning
2 often capitalized : none entry 4

First Known Use of nones

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nones

Middle English nonys, from Anglo-French nones, from Latin nonae, from feminine plural of nonus ninth

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“Nones.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nones. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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