Definition of Postmeridian

1. Adjective. After noon.

Attributes: Clock Time, Time
Similar to: P.m., Post Meridiem
Antonyms: Antemeridian



Definition of Postmeridian

1. a. Coming after the sun has passed the meridian; being in, or belonging to, the afternoon. (Abbrev. P. M.)

Definition of Postmeridian

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the afternoon ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postmeridian

postmaster general
postmasters
postmastership
postmasterships
postmatch
postmating
postmature infant
postmedieval
postmedium
postmeiotic
postmen
postmenopausal
postmerger
postmeridian (current term)
postmessianic
postmidnight
postmigratory
postmillenarian
postmillennial
postmillennialism
postmillennium
postminimal
postminimalism
postminimalist
postminimalists
postmistress
postmistresses
postmitochondrial

Literary usage of Postmeridian

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recollections by Washington Gladden (1909)
"CHAPTER XIX postmeridian The day becomes more solemn and serene When noon is past; there is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the ..."

2. Recollections by Washington Gladden (1909)
"CHAPTER XIX postmeridian The day becomes more solemn and serene When noon is past; there is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Senate in the Trial of Impeachment of by Robert Wodrow Archbald (1913)
"... that the Senate sitting for the trial of the impeachment adjourn until Monday, the 29th day of July, at half past 12 o'clock postmeridian. ..."

4. Proceedings in the House of Representatives, Fifty-eighth Congress by United States Congress. House, Charles Swayne (1912)
"... appear on the 10th day of February, at 1 o'clock postmeridian. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Senators, are you ready for the question ? The PRESIDING OFFICER. ..."

5. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States of by United States, William Mark McKinney, Thomas H. Calvert (1921)
"... o'clock postmeridian and eight o'clock antemeridian, or on Sundays or holidays, to perform services in connection with the lading or unlading of cargo, ..."

6. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1906)
"No minor under sixteen shall l>e employed in any establishment between the hours of nine postmeridian and six antemeridian ..."

7. Information and Directions for Travellers on the Continent by Mariana Starke (1826)
"Thursday, at one o'clock postmeridian, go letters for Great Britain, France, Spain, Piedmont. Genoa, Sarzana, Massa, and Pietrasanta : And, at five o clock ..."

8. Recollections by Washington Gladden (1909)
"CHAPTER XIX postmeridian The day becomes more solemn and serene When noon is past; there is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the ..."

9. Recollections by Washington Gladden (1909)
"CHAPTER XIX postmeridian The day becomes more solemn and serene When noon is past; there is a harmony In autumn, and a lustre in its sky, Which through the ..."

10. Proceedings of the United States Senate in the Trial of Impeachment of by Robert Wodrow Archbald (1913)
"... that the Senate sitting for the trial of the impeachment adjourn until Monday, the 29th day of July, at half past 12 o'clock postmeridian. ..."

11. Proceedings in the House of Representatives, Fifty-eighth Congress by United States Congress. House, Charles Swayne (1912)
"... appear on the 10th day of February, at 1 o'clock postmeridian. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Senators, are you ready for the question ? The PRESIDING OFFICER. ..."

12. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States of by United States, William Mark McKinney, Thomas H. Calvert (1921)
"... o'clock postmeridian and eight o'clock antemeridian, or on Sundays or holidays, to perform services in connection with the lading or unlading of cargo, ..."

13. Bulletin of the Department of Labor by United States Dept. of Labor (1906)
"No minor under sixteen shall l>e employed in any establishment between the hours of nine postmeridian and six antemeridian ..."

14. Information and Directions for Travellers on the Continent by Mariana Starke (1826)
"Thursday, at one o'clock postmeridian, go letters for Great Britain, France, Spain, Piedmont. Genoa, Sarzana, Massa, and Pietrasanta : And, at five o clock ..."

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