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...
- February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 306 days remain until the end of the year (307 in leap years). 202 BC – Liu Bang is...
- February 29 is a leap day (or "leap year day")—an intercalary date added periodically to create leap years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It is...
- February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 308 days remain until the end of the year (309 in leap years). 747 BC – According to...
- February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 307 days remain until the end of the year (308 in leap years). 380 – Edict of Thessalonica:...
- February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 309 days remain until the end of the year (310 in leap years). 138 – Roman emperor Hadrian...
- The February Revolution (Russian: Февральская революция, romanized: Fevralskaya revolyutsiya, IPA: [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]), known in Soviet historiography...
- The February 28 incident (also called the February 28 m****acre, the 228 incident, or the 228 m****acre) was an anti-government uprising in Taiwan in 1947...
- February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 312 days remain until the end of the year (313 in leap years). 1076 – Having received...
- 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...