Saint Valentine's Day

Saint Valentine's Day
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VALENTINE'S DAY

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Saint Valentine's Day — n. Feb. 14, observed in honor of a martyr of the 3d cent. and, coincidentally, as a day for sending valentines to sweethearts, schoolmates, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Valentine's Day — n. Feb. 14, observed in honor of a martyr of the 3d cent. and, coincidentally, as a day for sending valentines to sweethearts, schoolmates, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre (disambiguation) — Saint Valentine s Day Massacre can refer to the following: *Saint Valentine s Day massacre, a 1929 shooting involving Al Capone s gang * The St. Valentine s Day Massacre (film), a film based on the events of the shooting * St. Valentine s Day… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Valentine's Day — Saint Val|en|tine s Day also Valentine s Day February 14th, when traditionally people send a ↑valentine (=special card) to someone they love, often without saying who the card is from. They may also send flowers, especially red roses, or other… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Saint Valentine's Day — Saint Val′entine s Day n. Valentine s Day …   From formal English to slang

  • Saint Valentine's Day massacre — The Saint Valentine s Day massacre is the name given to the murder of seven people as part of a Prohibition Era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago, Illinois, in the winter of 1929: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Valentine's Day massacre (disambiguation) — The Saint Valentine s Day massacre is the name given to a 1929 gang shooting in Chicago, that occurred on Saint Valentine s Day, February 14.St. Valentine s Day massacre may also mean:* The St. Valentine s Day Massacre (film), 1967 film * St.… …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Valentine's Day — noun a day for the exchange of tokens of affection • Syn: ↑Valentine Day, ↑Valentine s Day, ↑St Valentine s Day, ↑February 14 • Hypernyms: ↑day • Part Holonyms: ↑February, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day — noun Etymology: Saint Valentine died ab270 Italian priest Date: 14th century Valentine s Day …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Saint Valentine's Day Massacre — ▪ United States history       (Feb. 14, 1929), mass murder of a group of unarmed bootlegging gang members in Chicago. The bloody incident dramatized the intense rivalry for control of the illegal liquor traffic during the Prohibition Era in the… …   Universalium

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