New Year's Eve

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: December 31 : the last day of the year especially : the evening of December 31

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“New Year's Eve.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Year%27s%20Eve. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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