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New Year's

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  1. New Year's Day.
  2. New Year's Eve.

new year

  1. the year approaching or newly begun.
  2. New Year's Day.
  3. (initial capital letters) the first day or few days of a year in any of various calendars.

Origin of new year

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200
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British Dictionary definitions for new year's

New Year

  1. the first day or days of the year in various calendars, usually celebrated as a holiday
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