from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun January 1, the first day of the year, celebrated as a holiday in many countries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- the first day of a calendar year; the first day of January. Often colloquially abbreviated to
New year'sor new year.
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- noun A legal holiday in many countries to welcome the
New Yearof the Gregorian calendaron January 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the first day of the year
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