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Definition of Noon


  1. No. See the Note under No.
  2. The middle of the day; midday; the time when the sun is in the meridian; twelve o'clock in the daytime.
  3. Hence, the highest point; culmination.
  4. Belonging to midday; occurring at midday; meridional.
  5. To take rest and refreshment at noon.

Noon Quotations

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
William Blake

The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
Wallace Stevens

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope

Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there.
Christopher Columbus

O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.
Helen Hunt Jackson
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Noon Translations

noon in Danish is middag
noon in Dutch is noen, middag
noon in French is midi
noon in German is Mittag
noon in Norwegian is middag
noon in Portuguese is meio-dia
noon in Swedish is middag
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