Valentine's Day

noun
variants: or less commonly

Valentine Day

Definition of Valentine's Day

  1. :  February 14 observed in honor of St. Valentine and as a time for sending valentines

First Known Use of valentine's day

1668


VALENTINE'S DAY Defined for English Language Learners

Valentine's Day

noun

Definition of Valentine's Day for English Language Learners

  • : February 14 observed as a time for sending valentines



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