Chinese New Year

Definition of Chinese New Year

:the new year according to the Chinese calendar

Word by Word Definitions

Chinese play
  1. : a native or inhabitant of China

  2. : a person of Chinese descent

  3. : a group of related languages used by the people of China that are often mutually unintelligible in their spoken form but share a single system of writing and that constitute a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family

new play
  1. : having recently come into existence : recent, modern

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

  3. : unfamiliar

  1. : newly, recently

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

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

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


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