auld lang syne

noun
\ˌōl(d)-ˌ(l)aŋ-ˈzīn, ˌȯl(d)-\

Definition of auld lang syne 

: the good old times

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history, past, yesterday, yesteryear, yore

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They drank a toast to auld lang syne. let us bid farewell to auld lang syne and welcome in the new year

First Known Use of auld lang syne

1666, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auld lang syne

Scots, literally, old long ago

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auld lang syne

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: the good old times

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