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Noun: afternoon  'ãf-tu(r)'noon
  1. The part of the day between noon and evening
    "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park";
    - arvo [Austral, NZ]
     
  2. A conventional expression of greeting or farewell
    - good afternoon

Derived forms: afternoons

Type of: day, daylight, daytime, farewell, greeting, salutation, word of farewell

Encyclopedia: Afternoon, a story