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Meaning of siesta




furoya

siesta
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Rest that is taken during the afternoon. It has a religious origin, by "the sixth hour" (12:00) after which the monks prayed and rested for a few hours, which in northern Europe was the ninth hour or nona (by noon, "noon").

  




Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

It is a short period of rest or sleep that is taken after eating. Time for rest or sleep.

  



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