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Tet

[ tet ]
/ tɛt /
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noun
the Vietnamese New Year celebration, occurring during the first seven days of the first month of the lunar calendar.
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Origin of Tet

From the Vietnamese word tê´t
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How to use Tet in a sentence

  • This notice, no doubt, caused the partakers in drawing-room tet-a-tets to share in the pangs of jealousy, with silent resentment.

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British Dictionary definitions for Tet

Tet
/ (tɛt) /

noun
the New Year as celebrated in Vietnam during the first seven days of the first lunar month of the year

Word Origin for Tet

Vietnamese
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