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Definition of Afternoon


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

Afternoon Quotations

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?
Dr. Seuss

Sense the blessings of the earth in the perfect arc of a ripe tangerine, the taste of warm, fresh bread, the circling flight of birds, the lavender color of the sky shining in a late afternoon rain puddle, the million times we pass other beings in our cars and shops and out among the trees without crashing, conflict, or harm.
Jack Kornfield

Summer afternoon, summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.
Henry James

I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon.
Ronald Reagan

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.
Henry James
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Afternoon Translations

afternoon in Danish is eftermiddag
afternoon in Dutch is namiddag, middag
afternoon in German is Nachmittag
afternoon in Italian is pomeriggio
afternoon in Latin is meridianus
afternoon in Norwegian is ettermiddag
afternoon in Portuguese is tarde
afternoon in Swedish is eftermiddag
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