Meaning of “siesta” in the English Dictionary

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

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siestanoun [ C ]

us /siˈes·tə/

a rest or sleep taken at the beginning of the afternoon, esp. in hot countries

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