Nones definition

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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.
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The fifth of the seven canonical hours. No longer in liturgical use.
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The time of day appointed for this service, usually the ninth hour after sunrise.
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The fifth of the seven canonical hours. No longer in liturgical use.
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The time of day appointed for this service, usually the ninth hour after sunrise.
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Midday, or the meal eaten at midday.
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The liturgy said at midday.
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Those without a religious affiliation.
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Those without any religious affiliation.
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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.
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In the ancient Roman calendar, the ninth day before the ides of a month.
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In the Roman calendar the eighth day (ninth counting inclusively) before the ides of a month.
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Origin of nones

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin nōnae feminine pl. of nōnus ninth newn̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin nōnae feminine pl. of nōnus ninth newn̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From “None" answers in surveys of religious affiliation.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin nonus (“ninth").

    From Wiktionary