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meridian is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of meridian in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… off at the meridian the cuddy stark i …”

meanings of meridian


  1. A census-designated place in Stephens County, Oklahoma.
  2. An unincorporated community in Kern County, California.
  3. A census-designated place in Sutter County, California, United States.
  4. A city, the county seat of Bosque County, Texas, United States.
  5. A ghost town in Humboldt County, California.
  6. A city, the county seat of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States.
  7. A town in Logan County, Oklahoma.
  8. A neighborhood of San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.
  9. An unincorporated community in Leon County, Florida.
  10. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Douglas County, Colorado.
  11. An unincorporated community in McIntosh County, Georgia.
  12. A sizable city in Ada County, Idaho.
  13. A census-designated place in Butler County, Pennsylvania.
  14. A neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, also known as Tangletown.
  15. A ghost town in Jefferson County, Nebraska.
  16. A village in Cayuga County, New York.


  1. The middle period of someone's life, when they are at full strength or abilities; one's prime.
  2. The south.
  3. A particular area or situation considered as having a specific identity or characteristic; the tastes or habits of a specific locale, group etc.
  4. A line passing through the poles of any sphere; a notional line on the surface of a round or curved body.
  5. An imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface, passing through the geographic poles, or that half of such a circle extending from pole to pole, all points of which have the same longitude.
  6. A great circle passing through the poles of the celestial sphere and the zenith for a particular point on the earth's surface.
  7. Any of the pathways on the body along which the vital energy is thought to flow and, therefore, the acupoints are distributed.
  8. Midday, noon.
  9. A dram drunk at midday.
  10. The highest or most developed point of something; culmination, splendour.
  11. The size of type between double great primer and canon, standardized as 44-point.


  1. Relating to the highest point or culmination.
  2. Meridional; relating to a meridian.
  3. Relating to noon.

meridian frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word meridian occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics meridian can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that meridian can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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