Definition of Mezzogiorno in English:

Mezzogiorno

Syllabification: Mez·zo·gior·no
Pronunciation: /ˌmetsōˈj(ē)ôrnō
 
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The southern part of Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia.

Origin

Italian, literally 'midday'; compare with Midi.

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