New Year's Day

noun

: the first day of the calendar year observed as a legal holiday in many countries

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of New Year's Day was in the 14th century

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“New Year's Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Year%27s%20Day. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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New Year's Day

noun

: January 1 observed as a legal holiday in many countries

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