or Valentines Day or Valentine Day
February 14, observed in honor of St. Valentine as a day for the exchange of valentines and other tokens of affection.
What Does It Mean To Ask Someone To Be Your “Valentine”?When did someone first choose a valentine? Here’s what we know about what it means when you make someone your Valentine. Choosing a sweetheart on this day dates to 14th-century English and French court circles. The act is credited to Geoffrey Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales in which he says: “For this was on seynt Volantynys day Whan euery bryd cometh there to chese …
Also called Saint Valentine's Day.
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British Dictionary definitions for saint valentine's day
Saint Valentine's Day
noun usually abbreviated to: St Valentine's Day
Feb 14, the day on which valentines are exchanged, originally connected with the pagan festival of Lupercalia
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