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nones Syllabification: nones

Definition of nones in English:

plural noun

1In the ancient Roman calendar, the ninth day before the ides by inclusive reckoning, that is, the 7th day of March, May, July, and October, or the 5th of other months.
2 another term for none2.

Origin

Via Old French from Latin nonas, feminine accusative plural of nonus 'ninth'.

Words that rhyme with nones

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