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New Year's Day

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noun

January 1, celebrated as a holiday in many countries.

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Origin of New Year's Day

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200
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British Dictionary definitions for New Year's Day

New Year's Day

noun

Jan 1, celebrated as a holiday in many countriesOften (US and Canadian informal) shortened to: New Year's
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