new year


noun

the year approaching or newly begun.
(initial capital letters) the first day or few days of a year in any of various calendars.

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Origin of new year

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200

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New Year

noun

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