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's)
    fêter le réveillon de Noëlto celebrate Christmas Eve
    le réveillon du jour de l'an / le réveillon du Nouvel An / le réveillon de Saint-SylvestreNew Year's Eve
  2. a dinner eaten on such an 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]

Borrowed from French réveillon.

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réveillon m (plural réveillons)

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