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Meaning of FEBRUARY

Pronunciation:  'febroo`eree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the month following January and preceding March
 

FEBRUARY is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: Feb
 
 See Also: bissextile day, Candlemas, Candlemas Day, Feb 2, February 12, February 14, February 2, February 22, February 29, Gregorian calendar, Gregorian calendar month, Groundhog Day, leap day, Lincoln's Birthday, mid-February, New Style, Presidents' Day, Saint Valentine's Day, St Valentine's Day, Valentine Day, Valentine's Day, Washington's Birthday, winter, wintertime

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Feb"ru*a*ry\, n. [L. Februarius, orig., the month of
expiation, because on the fifteenth of this month the great
feast of expiation and purification was held, fr. februa,
pl., the Roman festival or purification; akin to februare to
purify, expiate.]
The second month in the year, said to have been introduced
into the Roman calendar by Numa. In common years this month
contains twenty-eight days; in the bissextile, or leap year,
it has twenty-nine days.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of the month of February means ongoing ill health and gloom.
 

 

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