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 1974 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 28 February 1974. The Labour Party, led by Leader of the Opposition and former Prime...
- The February Revolution (Russian: Февральская революция), known in Soviet historiography as the February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution and sometimes...
- February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 322 days remain until the end of the year (323 in leap years). 1096 – Pope Urban II...
- February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 330 days remain until the end of the year (331 in leap years). 211 – Following the death...
- February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 331 days remain until the end of the year (332 in leap years). 1112 – Ramon Berenguer...
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- 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 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 320 days remain until the end of the year (321 in leap years). It is observed in most...
- February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 324 days remain until the end of the year (325 in leap years). 1258 – The Siege of Baghdad...