[ an-tee-muh-rid-ee-uhn ]
/ ˌæn ti məˈrɪd i ən /
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occurring before noon.
of or relating to the forenoon.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH antemeridianantemeridian , antimeridian
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How to use antemeridian in a sentence
Court Street, at ten, ante-meridian, was banked with eager faces.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
Tabby and I were alone in the kitchen, about half-past nine ante-meridian.The Life of Charlotte Bronte - Volume 1|Elizabeth Gaskell
British Dictionary definitions for antemeridian
/ (ˌæntɪməˈrɪdɪən) /
before noon; in the morning
Word Origin for antemeridian
C17: from Latin antemerīdiānus; see ante-, meridian
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