January 1

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Noun1.January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of JesusJanuary 1 - (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
feast day, fete day - a day designated for feasting
2.January 1 - (Roman Catholic Church) a holy day of obligation
Church of Rome, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church, Roman Catholic - the Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice
3.January 1 - the first day of the yearJanuary 1 - the first day of the year    
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Jan, January - the first month of the year; begins 10 days after the winter solstice