the midnight hour


: 12 o'clock at night : midnight

Examples of the midnight hour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Around the summer solstice, the maximum height of the full moon in the midnight hour is the lowest of the year. Mike Lynch, Twin Cities, 23 June 2024 Auroras this time of year are typically the most visible from several hours after sunset to around the midnight hour, Dahl said. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 22 Jan. 2024 No need to wait till the midnight hour to prepare for the time change that clocks in early Sunday, when 2 a.m. becomes 1 a.m. Before bed beckons Saturday night, rewind the clock on the microwave, oven, car, or any other device not yet clever enough to make the leap on its own. Claire Savage, Fortune Well, 3 Nov. 2023 Metropolitan Detention Center The final related shooting, targeting state Sen. Linda Lopez's home, unfolded in the midnight hour of Jan. 3. CBS News, 1 June 2023 The final related shooting, targeting state Sen. Linda Lopez’s home, unfolded in the midnight hour of Jan. 3. Morgan Lee,, 1 June 2023 Ted Harrison, bassist for the Carpenter Ants, the bar’s house band, has jammed with many of the Mountain Stage acts who found themselves at the Empty Glass in the midnight hour. Garret K. Woodward, Rolling Stone, 25 Mar. 2023 Since the news broke in the midnight hour the Suns traded Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder, four first round picks and a pick swap to Brooklyn for T.J. Warren and Durant right before the Feb. 9 trade deadline, the excitement and expectations for the Suns has risen to astronomical levels. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2023

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“The midnight hour.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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