réveillon

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French[edit]

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From réveill-, the stem of réveiller ‎(to wake up) +‎ -on

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réveillon m ‎(plural réveillons)

  1. Eve (of Christmas or New Year).
    fêter le réveillon de Noël‎ ― to celebrate Christmas Eve
    le réveillon de jour de l'An / le réveillon du Nouvel An / le réveillon de Saint-Sylvestre‎ ― New Year's Eve
  2. A dinner eaten on such evening.
    un réveillon bien arrosé de Saint-Sylvestre
    a New Year's Eve dinner with an ample supply of drinks

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Etymology[edit]

From French réveillon.

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réveillon m (plural réveillons)

  1. a New Year’s Eve party, feast or celebration