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yesteryear (n.)

coined 1870 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti from yester- + year to translate French antan (from Vulgar Latin *anteannum "the year before") in a refrain by François Villon: Mais ou sont les neiges d'antan? which Rossetti rendered "But where are the snows of yesteryear?"

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Definitions of yesteryear from WordNet

yesteryear (n.)
the time that has elapsed;
Synonyms: past / past times
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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