Definition of Post meridiem

1. Adjective. After noon.

Exact synonyms: P.m.
Similar to: Postmeridian

2. Adverb. Between noon and midnight. "Let's meet at 8 P.M."
Exact synonyms: P.m.
Category relationships: Latin

Definition of Post meridiem

1. Adverb. after noon, in the afternoon. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Post Meridiem

post chaise
post count
post doc
post exchange
post festum
post game
post games
post haste
post hoc
post hoc ergo propter hoc
post hocs
post hole
post horn
post horns
post horse
post meridiem (current term)
post mold
post mortem
post mortems
post note
post notes
post oak
post oak bluff
post oak bluffs
post office
post offices
post road
post romantic
post script
post scripts

Literary usage of Post meridiem

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

1. Statuta Universitatis Oxoniensis by University of Oxford (1898)
"... et in quolibet die Dominico post meridiem, in ecclesia B. Marise Virginis, ... post meridiem, in Dominica Pentecostes tam ante quam post meridiem, ..."

2. Records of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A (1841)
"Adjourned till five of the clock, post meridiem. Ordered, That the minutes of our last sederunt be read. At jive of the dock, ..."

3. Diary, of Thomas Burton, Esq. Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and by Thomas Burton, Goddard, Guibon (1828)
"Resolved, that this debate be adjourned till three of the clock this afternoon.* The House rose at one. post meridiem. ..."

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