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postmeridian

[pohst-muh-rid-ee-uh n] /ˌpoʊst məˈrɪd i ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the afternoon.
2.
occurring after noon:
a postmeridian lull.
Origin of postmeridian
1620-1630
1620-30; post- + meridian
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  • It was about thirty-three minutes after four, post meridian—.

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • This barber was one of Coralio's saddest dogs, often remaining out of doors as late as eleven, post meridian.

British Dictionary definitions for post meridian

postmeridian

/ˌpəʊstməˈrɪdɪən/
adjective
1.
after noon; in the afternoon or evening
Word Origin
C17: from Latin postmerīdiānus in the afternoon; see post-, meridian
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