New Year's Day

noun

Definition of New Year's Day

  1. :  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


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New Year's Day

noun

Definition of New Year's Day for English Language Learners

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



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