Nauruz

noun
Nau·ruz | \(ˈ)nau̇¦rüz\
plural -es

Definition of Nauruz 

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

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History and Etymology for 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

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