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Princeton's WordNet

  1. New Year's Day, New Year's, January 1noun

    the first day of the year

  2. Solemnity of Mary, January 1noun

    (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation

  3. Circumcision, Feast of the Circumcision, January 1noun

    (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st


  1. January 1

    January 1 or 1 January is the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year (365 in leap years). This day is also known as New Year's Day since the day marks the beginning of the year.


  1. january 1

    January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, commonly used in western nations. It is celebrated around the world as New Year's Day, marking the start of a new calendar year. The significance of January 1 as the New Year's Day is perceived as a celebration of the past year's success and reflection, while ringing in resolutions and fresh beginnings for the upcoming year.


  1. January 1

    January 1 is the first day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 364 days remaining until the end of the year. The preceding day is December 31 of the previous year. During the Middle Ages under the influence of the Christian Church, many countries moved the start of the year to one of several important Christian festivals — December 25, March 1, March 25, or even Easter. Eastern European countries began their numbered year on September 1 from about 988. In England, January 1 was celebrated as the New Year festival, but from the 12th century to 1752 the year in England began on March 25. So, for example, the Parliamentary record notes the execution of Charles I as occurring on January 30, 1648, although modern histories adjust the start of the year to January 1 and record the execution as occurring in 1649. Most western European countries changed the start of the year to January 1 before they adopted the Gregorian calendar. For example, Scotland changed the start of the Scottish New Year to January 1 in 1600. England, Ireland and the British colonies changed the start of the year to January 1 in 1752. Later that year in September, the Gregorian calendar was introduced throughout Britain and the British colonies. These two reforms were implemented by the Calendar Act 1750.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of january 1 in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of january 1 in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of january 1 in a Sentence

  1. Zarfas Williams:

    I feel like we'll be OK through Christmas. But if the tariff goes up to 25 % on January 1, that will be a whole different story.

  2. Andy Murray:

    I read that 55 athletes have failed tests for that substance since January 1, you just don't expect high-level athletes at the top of many different sports to have heart conditions.

  3. The UCI:

    We understand that ARD's hesitation with cycling was related to the damaged reputation of our sport, we believe that today's decision is partly due to the UCI's reinvigorated approach to anti-doping as highlighted by the new measures established in our anti-doping rules in force since January 1, 2015.

  4. Stuart Green:

    Last year was pretty rough. My wife and my son spent 121 days in the hospital last year, and then January 1 they got out of the hospital, so this year has just been amazing.

  5. The United:

    Our information suggests that between January 1 and May 30 of 2018, DPRK (North Korean) tankers have called in port in the DPRK at least 89 times likely to deliver refined petroleum products illicitly procured via STS (ship-to-ship) transfers.


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