Attention!
15 million Ukrainian are displaced by Russia's war.
Millions miss a meal or two each day.
Help us change that! Click to donate today!

Bible Encyclopedias

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Hour

Additional Links

the twenty-fourth part of a civil day, the twelfth part of a natural day or night, a space of time of sixty minutes' duration. The word is derived through the O. Fr. ure, ore, house, mod. heure, from Lat. hora, Gr. %spa, season, time of day, hour (see Calendar).

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Hour'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/h/hour.html. 1910.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Hounslow
Next Entry
Hour Angle