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yesteryear

noun

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the events or experience of former times
  • the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours

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The first known use of yesteryear was in 1870

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“Yesteryear.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/yesteryear. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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