noun[in singular] North American or Nautical
- Towards morning he became more quiet and in the forenoon, at eleven o'clock, he expired his last sigh.
- The greenish yellow marsh meadow locust prefers to sing on hot, quiet forenoons from moist ditches and grassy banks.
- Black in the glaring forenoon, a row of cypresses against the town wall seemed to promise safety.
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