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Etymology

Via Middle English, from Old French heure, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] hōra (hour), from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hora) "any time or period, whether of the year, month, or day".

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Homophones

  • our (depending on accent)

Noun

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Singular
hour

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  1. A time period of sixty minutes; one twenty-fourth of a day.
    I spent an hour at lunch.
  2. (poetic) The time.
    The hour grows late and I must go home.

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