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: the calendar year about to start or recently started
: new year's day
: the first days of a calendar year
: rosh hashanah
13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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: the first day of the year celebrated as a holiday
: the year that is about to start or that has just started
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occurring twice a year or every two years
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