Definition of Chinese New Year in English:
The Chinese festival marking the start of the new year, beginning on the second new moon after the winter solstice and ending on the full moon fifteen days later. It is marked by visits to family and friends, special meals, fireworks, and gift giving. Also called Spring Festival.
- At the time of this viewer's visit, the Chinese New Year was being celebrated on the museum's lower level, decorated with brilliant paper lanterns and streamers.
- Donald is in need, then, of an infusion of cultural pride, which his family tries to provide by using the occasion of the Chinese New Year to remind Donald of the importance of Chinese mythology.
- During Chinese New Year, "lucky money" is packed into small red envelopes and given to unmarried relatives, especially youngsters.
Definition of Chinese New Year in:
- US English dictionary
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