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val•en•tine



Pronunciation: (val'un-tīn"), [key]
n.
1. a card or message, usually amatory or sentimental but sometimes satirical or comical, or a token or gift sent by one person to another on Valentine Day, sometimes anonymously.
2. a sweetheart chosen or greeted on this day.
3. a written or other artistic work, message, token, etc., expressing affection for something or someone: His photographic essay is a valentine to Paris.

Val•en•tine



Pronunciation: (val'un-tīn"), [key]
n.
1. Saint, dieda.d.c270, Christian martyr at Rome.
2. Also,Valentinus.popea.d. 827.
3. a male given name: from a Latin word meaning “strong.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

-valentValentine Day
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