Definition of old year in English:

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old year

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noun

The year just ended or just about to end.
Example sentences
  • Guests may cheer out the old year and celebrate the New Year with panoramic views of Tokyo Bay and the fireworks by Tokyo Disneyland.
  • At midnight tonight is the day that the new year dawns and the old year dies.
  • But in this part of the world Christmas marks the end of the work year, the end of the academic year and the end of the old year.

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