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I would keep it in its pot this winter. Place the pot up against the house where it is protected and cover it with some loose leaves - oak leaves are best. If you want, you could keep the pot in your basement or garage and water it sparingly.
In the spring, plant it in the ground in a protected location. It may do fine - time will tell. You may find that you will have to protect it over the winter. A good way to accomplish this is to surround the shrub with black roofing paper and carefully pack straw or oak leaves inside around the branches and stems. Use stakes to hold the cylinder of roofing paper in place. If the shrub is very wide, you can carefully draw the branches together with twine before making your enclosure of roofing paper. The black roofing paper is ideal because it not only provides a wind screen, but it also absorbs heat from the sun and keeps the shrub warmer in the winter. You can use burlap in the same way but it doesn't absorb heat the way the roofing paper does.