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English definition of “hour after hour”

hour after hour

for many hours without stopping : I sat by her bedside for hour after hour.Continually and repeatedly
(Definition of hour after hour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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