Valentine's Day

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Val·en·tine's Day

or Val·en·tines Day  (văl′ən-tīnz′)
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(or Val′entine) Day`,

February 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of affection.
Also called Saint Valentine's Day.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Valentine's Day - a day for the exchange of tokens of affectionValentine's Day - a day for the exchange of tokens of affection
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Feb, February - the month following January and preceding March
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Valentine's Day

عَيْدُ الـحُبّ den sv. Valentýna valentinsdag Valentinstag Γιορτή του Αγίου Βαλεντίνου Día de los Enamorados ystävänpäivä Saint Valentin Valentinovo giorno di San Valentino 聖バレンタインの祭日 밸런타인 데이 Valentijnsdag valentindagen dzień świętego Walentego Dia dos Namorados день св. Валентина Alla hjärtans dag วันแห่งความรักวันที่ ๑๔ กุมภาพันธ์ Sevgililer Günü Ngày lễ Tình nhân 情人节
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