- in the ancient Roman calendar, the ninth day before the ides of a month
Origin of nonesMiddle English ; from Classical Latin nonae ; from nonus, ninth: see noon
- In the ancient Roman calendar, the ninth day (inclusively) before the ides of a month, falling on the seventh day of March, May, July, or October and the fifth day of the other months.
- Ecclesiastical a. The fifth of the seven canonical hours. No longer in liturgical use.b. The time of day appointed for this service, usually the ninth hour after sunrise.
Origin of nonesMiddle English, from Old French, from Latin n&omacron;nae, feminine pl. of n&omacron;nus, ninth; see new&nlowring; in Indo-European roots.
- In the Roman calendar the eighth day (ninth counting inclusively) before the ides of a month.
- Midday, or the meal eaten at midday.
- The liturgy said at midday.
- Those without a religious affiliation.
From Latin nonus (“ninth").
- Those without any religious affiliation.
From “None" answers in surveys of religious affiliation.