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new year

noun
1.
the year approaching or newly begun.
3.
(initial capital letters) the first day or few days of a year in any of various calendars.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English

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New Year

noun
1.
the first day or days of the year in various calendars, usually celebrated as a holiday
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