Definition of February. Meaning of February. Synonyms of February

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Definition of February

February
February 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.

Meaning of February from wikipedia

- February is the second month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. The month has 28 days in common years or 29 in leap years, with the 29th...
- The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция, tr. Fevral'skaya revolyutsiya, IPA: [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]), known in Soviet historiography...
- February 29, also known as leap day or leap year day, is a date added to leap years. A leap day is added in various solar calendars (calendars based on...
- February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 333 days remain until the end of the year (334 in leap years). 1327 – The teenaged Edward...
- February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 327 days remain until the end of the year (328 in leap years). 457 – Leo I becomes the...
- February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 328 days remain until the end of the year (329 in leap years). 1579 – The Archdiocese...
- February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 326 days remain until the end of the year (327 in leap years). 421 – Constantius III...
- February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 329 days remain until the end of the year (330 in leap years). 62 – Earthquake in Pompeii...
- February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 316 days remain until the end of the year (317 in leap years). 1229 – The Sixth Crusade:...
- February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 310 days remain until the end of the year (311 in leap years). 484 – King Huneric of...