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hour

hour

 
 
pronunciation:
aUr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a unit of time equal to sixty minutes.
I spent two hours on my homework last night.
definition 2: one of the twenty-four such periods in a day.
The siren sounds every day at the noon hour.
definition 3: a time of the day connected with certain types of activity.
I like to take a walk during my lunch hour.
definition 4: the distance that can be traveled in one hour.
We live two hours from our grandparents' house.
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The words hour and our (belonging to us) sound alike but have different meanings.
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