Definitions for hogmanayˌhɒg məˈneɪ
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New Year's Eve in Scotland
New Year's Eve.
A celebration or gift for New Year's Eve.
the old name, in Scotland, for the last day of the year, on which children go about singing, and receive a dole of bread or cakes; also, the entertainment given on that day to a visitor, or the gift given to an applicant
Hogmanay is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is synonymous with the celebration of the New Year in the Scottish manner. However, it is normally only the start of a celebration that lasts through the night until the morning of New Year's Day or, in some cases, 2 January—a Scottish Bank Holiday.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hog-ma-nā′, n. (Scot.) the old name for the last day of the year. [Prob. a corr., through Norman French forms, of O. Fr. aguilanneuf=au-gui-l'an-neuf, 'to the mistletoe! the New Year!' Fr. gui, mistletoe, is from L. viscum.]
The numerical value of hogmanay in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of hogmanay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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