Meaning of “midday” in the English Dictionary

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"midday" in British English

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middaynoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmɪdˈdeɪ/ us /ˌmɪdˈdeɪ/

A2 twelve o'clock in the middle of the day:

I just have a sandwich at midday/for my midday meal.

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  • The fog is expected to have cleared away by midday.
  • Hilary got here at midday and Nicholas arrived soon after.
  • She left the midday sun for the cool of the shade.
  • By midday, we were really feeling the heat.
  • The bomb went off at midday.

(Definition of “midday” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"midday" in American English

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middaynoun [ U ]

us /ˈmɪdˌdeɪ, -ˈdeɪ/

the middle of the day, at or near 12 o’clock; noon

(Definition of “midday” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)