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Valentine's Day Line breaks: Val¦en|tine's Day
(also St Valentine's Day)

Definition of Valentine's Day in English:

noun

14 February, a day when it is traditional to send a card, often anonymously, to a person one is romantically involved with or attracted to: I want to be with the woman I love on Valentine’s Day [as modifier]: she exchanged Valentine’s Day cards with her boyfriend
More example sentences
  • If I don't get to post before V-day, Happy Valentine's Day, sweeties.
  • Valentine's Day, arguably the most overrated and expensive day to romantically woo your partner, may have come and gone.
  • Order now and beat the rush for Valentine's Day: Flowers/Bears/Balloons/Candy, all for the love of your life.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Valentine, St.

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