A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (hour)
a. noon
Me levanté hoy al mediodía después de salir anoche.I woke up at noon today, after going out last night.
b. midday
Mi clase acaba a mediodía así que podemos almorzar juntos después.My lecture finishes at midday, so we can have lunch together afterwards.
2. (time for eating)
a. lunchtime
¿Por qué no nos encontramos en el restaurante italiano al mediodía?Why don't we meet at the Italian restaurant at lunchtime?
3. (geography)
a. south
Paloma es una de las mejores playas del mediodía francés.Paloma is one of the best beaches in the south of France.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hora)
a. midday, noon
al mediodíaat noon o midday
2. (sur)
a. south
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1 (las doce) midday; noon; (hora de comer) lunchtime
a mediodía (a las doce) at midday o noon; (a la hora de comer) at lunchtime
2 (Geografía) south
el mediodía de Francia the French Midi
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