merry Christmas and a happy new year


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merry Christmas and a happy new year

A standard if somewhat formal expression of good wishes said to someone during the winter holiday season. The entire phrase is typically capitalized if said as a standalone salutation. We would like to wish all of our customers a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Thank you for all of your help, Colin. Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
See also: and, Christmas, happy, merry, new, year
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