la canicola

Today’s Parola del Giorno is the noun la canicola, which means the hottest time of the day or midday heat. Depending on where you live, this is usually between noon and 3:00 PM. See the noun used below in its context:

Durante le ore di canicola, è consigliabile che i più anziani e i bambini non escano di casa e bevano molta acqua.

During the hottest part of the day, it is advisable that the elderly and children should not leave the house and should drink a lot of water.

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