Nauruz

noun Nau·ruz \(ˈ)nau̇¦rüz\

Definition of Nauruz

plural

-es

  1. :  the Persian New Year's Day celebrated at the vernal equinox as a day of great festivity

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Origin and Etymology of nauruz

Persian naurūz, naurōz, literally, new day, from nau new + rūz, rōz day, from Old Persian raucha-; akin to Sanskrit nava new & to Sanskrit rocate he shines — more at new, light


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