January 1

Definitions of January 1
  1. noun
    the first day of the year
    synonyms: New Year's, New Year's Day
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    type of:
    legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday
    authorized by law and limiting work or official business
  2. noun
    (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    synonyms: Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision
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    type of:
    feast day, fete day
    a day designated for feasting
  3. noun
    (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation
    synonyms: Solemnity of Mary
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    type of:
    holy day of obligation
    a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
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