Saint Valentine's Day
noun Etymology: Saint Valentine died ab270 Italian priest Date: 14th century Valentine's Day

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Saint Valentine's Day — Saint Valentine s ,Day noun count or uncount VALENTINE S DAY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Saint Valentine's Day — n. Feb. 14, observed in honor of a martyr of the 3d cent. and, coincidentally, as a day for sending valentines to sweethearts, schoolmates, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Valentine's Day — n. Feb. 14, observed in honor of a martyr of the 3d cent. and, coincidentally, as a day for sending valentines to sweethearts, schoolmates, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day — Saint Val|en|tine s Day also Valentine s Day February 14th, when traditionally people send a ↑valentine (=special card) to someone they love, often without saying who the card is from. They may also send flowers, especially red roses, or other… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Saint Valentine's Day — Saint Val′entine s Day n. Valentine s Day …   From formal English to slang

  • Saint Valentine's Day — noun a day for the exchange of tokens of affection • Syn: ↑Valentine Day, ↑Valentine s Day, ↑St Valentine s Day, ↑February 14 • Hypernyms: ↑day • Part Holonyms: ↑February, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day. — See Valentine Day. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Valentine's Day. — See Valentine Day …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day — noun A holiday in remembrance of , February 14th, celebrated by sending cards or similar tokens of love. Syn: St. Valentines Day, Valentines Day …   Wiktionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre (disambiguation) — Saint Valentine s Day Massacre can refer to the following: *Saint Valentine s Day massacre, a 1929 shooting involving Al Capone s gang * The St. Valentine s Day Massacre (film), a film based on the events of the shooting * St. Valentine s Day… …   Wikipedia

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