New Year
noun Date: 13th century 1. the calendar year about to start or recently started 2. a. (usually New Year's) New Year's Day b. the first days of a calendar year 3. Rosh Hashanah

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  • New Year — UK / US or New Year UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms new year : singular new year plural new years the time around the beginning of a new year, when people celebrate We had a very quiet new year. She s visiting them some time …   English dictionary

  • new year — UK / US or New Year UK / US noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms new year : singular new year plural new years the time around the beginning of a new year, when people celebrate We had a very quiet new year. She s visiting them some time …   English dictionary

  • new year — s Day New Year s Day the first day of a calendar year; the first day of January. Often colloquially abbreviated to {New year s} or {new year}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • New Year — es el segundo single de One Touch, primer álbum de Sugababes. Llegó al puesto número 12 de la lista británica y vendió un total aproximado de 90.000 copias.I aunque New Year tuvo Buenos resultados en el Reino Unido, Pero no alcanso a tener buenos …   Wikipedia Español

  • New-year — a. Of or pertaining to, or suitable for, the commencement of the year; as, New year gifts or odes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • new year — n. 1. the year just about to begin or just begun: usually with the 2. [N Y ] the first day or days of the new year …   English World dictionary

  • new year — ► NOUN 1) the calendar year just begun or about to begin. 2) the period immediately before and after 31 December …   English terms dictionary

  • New Year — For other uses, see New Year (disambiguation). The New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new calendar year, and is the day on which the year count of the specific calendar used is incremented. For many cultures, the event is… …   Wikipedia

  • New Year —    In England this has lost nearly all of its traditional customs and beliefs. For most English people, New Year s Eve is either spent quietly at home, or at a party, which lasts till after midnight to see the New Year in . Such gatherings differ …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • NEW YEAR — The Mishnah (RH 1:1) enumerates four separate days of the year, each of which is regarded as a New Year (Heb. rosh ha shanah , lit. head of the year ). The fixing of those dates was essential, not only for civil and political purposes, but for… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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