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small hoursnoun [plural]

uk   us   (also wee small hours, early hours, US also wee hours)
the early ​hours of the ​morning, between twelve o'clock at ​night and the ​time when the ​sunrises: She was up until thesmallhours of the ​morningtrying to ​finish her ​essay.
(Definition of small hours from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “small hours”
in Chinese (Simplified) 凌晨…
in Chinese (Traditional) 淩晨…
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