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Hours (IPA: /ˈaʊɝz/, /ˈaʊɹz/)


Hour (n.)

The twenty-fourth part of a day; sixty minutes.

Hour (n.)

The time of the day, as expressed in hours and minutes, and indicated by a timepiece; as, what is the hour? At what hour shall we meet?

Hour (n.)

Fixed or appointed time; conjuncture; a particular time or occasion; as, the hour of greatest peril; the man for the hour.

Hour (n.)

Certain prayers to be repeated at stated times of the day, as matins and vespers.

Hour (n.)

A measure of distance traveled.

Hours (n. pl.)

Goddess of the seasons, or of the hours of the day.

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Commune in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

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Album by British musician David Bowie

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Album by Funeral for a Friend

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Album by Falling Up

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2013 film by Eric Heisserer

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the best of all ways To lengthen our days Is to steal a few hours from the night, my dear!" - Thomas Moore

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Did man compute Existence by enjoyment, and count o'er Such hours 'gainst years of life, say, would he name threescore?" - Life

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Do you spend your days counting the hours you're awake, and when night covers the sky you find yourself doing the same" - Rise Against

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Examining by hours is not so unprecedented. It was the old custom among the Romans to examine by the hour-glass." - Time

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Fireside happiness, to hours of ease Blest with that charm, the certainty to please." - Samuel Rogers


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