New Year's Eve


noun

the night of December 31, often celebrated with merrymaking to usher in the new year at midnight.

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Origin of New Year's Eve

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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British Dictionary definitions for new year's eve

New Year's Eve

noun

the evening of Dec 31, often celebrated with partiesSee also Hogmanay
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