Saint Valentine's Day

noun
variants: or St. Valentine's Day

Definition of Saint Valentine's Day

First Known Use of Saint Valentine's Day

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saint Valentine's Day

St. Valentine died about 270 Italian priest

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The first known use of Saint Valentine's Day was in the 14th century

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“Saint Valentine's Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saint%20Valentine%27s%20Day. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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