noonday

[ noon-dey ]
/ ˈnunˌdeɪ /

adjective

of or at noon or midday: the usual noonday meal.

noun

midday; noon.

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Origin of noonday

First recorded in 1525–35; noon + day
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British Dictionary definitions for noonday

noonday
/ (ˈnuːnˌdeɪ) /

noun

  1. the middle of the day; noon
  2. (as modifier)the noonday sun
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