Chinese New Year


: the new year according to the Chinese calendar

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Recent Examples on the Web Depending on the time of year, there are cultural events and festivals in the nearby communities, like polo tournaments and even a beachfront Chinese New Year celebration down the road at Careyes. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 13 Apr. 2024 Chinese electric carmakers have also seen a decline in sales compared to the previous quarter, possibly due to a slowdown during the weeklong Chinese New Year celebrations. Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez, Fortune, 4 Apr. 2024 That total includes takings from its previous official debut on Feb. 10, when it was released at Chinese New Year, but was overwhelmed by a quartet of market leaders and was quickly withdrawn from release, pending a second attempt. Patrick Frater, Variety, 25 Mar. 2024 According to Chinese New Year, the dragon is the fifth animal in a 12-year cycle of the zodiac signs, following the Rabbit and before the Snake. Marina Johnson, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Feb. 2024 Celebrating the Year of the Wood Dragon Lunar New Year is celebrated by many Asian countries, also called Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival. Detroit Free Press, 23 Feb. 2024 According to Chinese New Year, the dragon is the fifth animal in a 12-year cycle of the zodiac animal signs, following the rabbit and before the snake. Marina Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 23 Feb. 2024 But while the positive Chinese New Year data may be a welcome sign for Chinese officials worried about the country’s consumer confidence, the data is being viewed cautiously by analysts. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 19 Feb. 2024 Even Chinese New Year customs including setting off firecrackers, and dragon and lion dances, were canceled during that time. TIME, 17 Feb. 2024

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“Chinese New Year.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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