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What does Boxing Day have to do with boxing?
the exact moment of noon.
the high point of a stage or period; peak; pinnacle:
a book written at the high noon of his career.
a crisis or confrontation.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Human eyes, for example, are functional in bright sunlight at
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