Origin of noon
Examples from the Web for noon
It was around noon that Brinsley chucked the phone behind a radiator at the basketball stadium and went off the grid.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By noon, Russian officials reported four dead and dozens wounded.Fierce Fighting in Grozny Raises Specter of ISIS Influence in Russia|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Around noon, the order was given to execute the mission the next day.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The President was scheduled to arrive at noon, which was perfect.
I have always been working morning, noon and night for Mainers.
The morning after our departure was very foggy, and towards noon we had to slow down to less than half speed.Under the Dragon Flag|James Allan
When first I saw Compton it was a cloudless noon in August, the day of days in which to come alone into this silent place.Apologia Diffidentis|W. Compton Leith
High noon was upon us, the heat oppressive, our appetites ravenous, when we stopped in the poor little village of Pierrelatte.Europe from a Motor Car|Russell Richardson
Some after noon we steamed past a small city on the southern coast which had a large natural harbor.
He joined the ladies before noon, and his newly awakened feeling of joy beamed upon them scarcely less radiantly than yesterday.Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for noon
- the middle of the day; 12 o'clock in the daytime or the time or point at which the sun crosses the local meridian
- (as modifier)the noon sun