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Hogmanay

noun [C or U]   /ˈhɒɡ.mə.neɪ/ US  /ˈhɑːɡ.mə.neɪ/ UK
in Scotland, the last day of the year and the parties to celebrate it that start in the evening and continue until the next day → See also New Year's EveCelebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
(Definition of Hogmanay noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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