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How many syllables are in the word 'hour'?

Does the word 'hour' have 1 or 2 syllables?
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How many syllables are there in the word “fire”?

We were making up Haiku, and there was some disagreement about the number of syllables in "fire." Now granted Haiku isn't technically about syllables (see on), so technically it was a meaningless ...