Definition of small hours in English:

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small hours

plural noun

(the small hours)
The early hours of the morning after midnight: she returned in the small hours
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  • Got home very late from LA last night, and sat in the small hours of the morning, listening to it three or four times over.
  • The attack, which took place in the small hours of Monday morning, hit GM maize growing in the farm's research fields.
  • It says a lot for the game that people around the world still go to such lengths to catch the game, watching until the small hours of Monday morning.

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