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An example use of noon in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… opportunities morning noon and night …”
Noon is the time of day when the sun is at its highest point in the sky.
the word noon occurs in english on average 7.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.