New Year's Day

noun

Definition of New Year's Day

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

First Known Use of New Year's Day

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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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 19 Sep. 2021.

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New Year's Day

noun

English Language Learners Definition of New Year's Day

: January 1 celebrated as a holiday : the first day of the year

New Year's Day

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Kids Definition of New Year's Day

: January 1 observed as a legal holiday in many countries

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