Can 'last night' be used to refer to the night before a day in the past?

For example,

She heard a clicking sound but wasn't sure it was the same sound as [last night/the night before].

Thanks in advance!
No, you can't. Use either 'the night before' or 'the previous night'.
No, the "last" night means the very last night before this day (at least in my understanding)
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