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

  • noun The middle of the day; noon.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The middle of the day; noon.
  • Of or pertaining to noon; meridional.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to noon; meridional.
  • noun The middle part of the day; noon.

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

  • noun noon; twelve o'clock during the day

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

  • noun the middle of the day

Etymologies

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From Middle English midday, from Old English middæġ ("mid-day, noon"), equivalent to mid- +‎ day. Cognate with Scots midday ("midday"), West Frisian middei ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Dutch middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), German Mittag ("noon, midday"), Danish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon"), Swedish middag ("midday, noon, afternoon").

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