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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The part of day from noon until dinnertime or sunset.
  • noun The latter part.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That part of the day which extends from noon to evening.
  • Pertaining to the after part ofthe day: as, afternoon shadows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening; the part of the day following noon which is daylight all year round; the second half of the working day (in regular office hours).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the part of the day between noon and evening
  • noun a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

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