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
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1, the center celebrates Public Domain Day (law .duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday), listing materials that will enter the public domain during that year.
The first day of January is Public Domain Day, when the Center for the Study of the Public Domain names what would have entered the public domain had not Congress extended copyright by 20 years.