Meaning of “New Year's Day” in the English Dictionary

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"New Year's Day" in British English

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New Year's Daynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌnjuːˌjɪəz ˈdeɪ/ us /ˌnuːˌjɪrzˌjɪəz ˈdeɪ/ US also New Year's

the first day of the year, a public holiday in many countries

Examples

  • We are having a party on New Year's Day.
  • I have to travel to London on New Year's Day.

(Definition of “New Year's Day” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"New Year's Day" in American English

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New Year's Daynoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈnu ˌyɪərz ˈdeɪ/

the first day of the year, which is a public holiday in many countries

(Definition of “New Year's Day” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)