Chinese New Year

Definition of Chinese New Year

  1. :  the new year according to the Chinese calendar

Word by Word Definitions

newplay New
  1. :  having recently come into existence :  recent, modern

    :  having been seen, used, or known for a short time :  novel

    :  unfamiliar

  1. :  newly, recently

yearplay Year
  1. :  the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

    :  the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

    :  the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun


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