Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
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- A traditional greeting for Christmas and the new year.
- 1740, Joseph Dorman, “Scene 1”, in Sir Roger de Coverly; or, The Merry Christmas, Act 1, page 17:
- My humble Service to you, Sir Roger — Mr. Worthy, your good Health. And a merry Chriſtmas and a happy New Year to us all.
- Synonym: Happy Holidays! (some US speakers)
traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year
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