auld lang syne

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noun \ˌōl(d)-ˌ(l)aŋ-ˈzīn, ˌȯl(d)-\

Definition of auld lang syne

  1. :  the good old times

Examples of auld lang syne in a sentence

  1. They drank a toast to auld lang syne.

  2. let us bid farewell to auld lang syne and welcome in the new year

Origin and Etymology of auld lang syne

Scots, literally, old long ago


First Known Use: 1720


AULD LANG SYNE Defined for English Language Learners

auld lang syne

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noun \ˌōl(d)-ˌ(l)aŋ-ˈzīn, ˌȯl(d)-\

Definition of auld lang syne for English Language Learners

  • : the good old times



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