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small hours

plural noun

  • the (wee) small hours (of the morning)
    la madrugada
    they sat up into the small hours talking
    se quedaron hablando hasta la madrugada or hasta altas horas de la noche
    Example sentences
    • 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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