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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonesnoun

    the fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.


  1. nonesnoun

    In the Roman calendar the eighth day (ninth counting inclusively) before the ides of a month.

  2. nonesnoun

    Midday, or the meal eaten at midday.

  3. nonesnoun

    The liturgy said at midday.

  4. Etymology: From nonus.


  1. nones

    "Nones" is a term that refers to individuals who do not subscribe to any particular religious affiliation or identify with any religious group. They may also be referred to as religiously unaffiliated or religious "nones". While this group may include atheists and agnostics, it is not limited to these categories, as it also includes those who believe in a higher power but do not identify with a specific religion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nones

    the fifth day of the months January, February, April, June, August, September, November, and December, and the seventh day of March, May, July, and October. The nones were nine days before the ides, reckoning inclusively, according to the Roman method

  2. Nones

    the canonical office, being a part of the Breviary, recited at noon (formerly at the ninth hour, 3 P. M.) in the Roman Catholic Church

  3. Nones

    the hour of dinner; the noonday meal

  4. Etymology: [L. nonae, so called because it was the ninth day before the ides, fr. nonus ninth, from novem nine. See Nine, Nones, 2, Noon .]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nones

    nōnz, n.pl. in the Roman calendar, the ninth day before the Ides (both days included)—the 5th of Jan., Feb., April, June, Aug., Sept., Nov., Dec., and the 7th of the other months: the Divine office for the ninth hour, or three o'clock. [L. nonænonus for novenus, ninth—novem, nine.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Nones

    in the Roman calendar the ninth day before the Ides (q. v.), being the 7th of March, May, July, and October, and the 5th of the rest.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. NONES

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nones is ranked #94311 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Nones surname appeared 194 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Nones.

    38.1% or 74 total occurrences were Asian.
    34% or 66 total occurrences were White.
    25.2% or 49 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Anagrams for nones »

  1. neons

  2. onsen

  3. sonne

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nones in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of nones in a Sentence

  1. Tina Wray:

    Nones are going to vote as a bloc and they’re going to be pretty powerful. White evangelicals will eventually be eclipsed by the unaffiliated.

  2. Tina Wray:

    The interest of the nones will soon outweigh those of the religious right in just a matter of years, nones are going to vote as a bloc and they’re going to be pretty powerful. White evangelicals will eventually be eclipsed by the unaffiliated.

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Translations for nones

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • nonesFrench
  • nonaeLatin
  • ноны, девятый час, служба девятого часа, вечерня, час девятыйRussian

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