HyperDic: february

English > 1 sense of the word February:
NOUNtimeFebruary, Febthe month following January and preceding March
February > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'bahweh.riy; feh'bruwweh.riy; feh'buwweh.riy; feh'byahweh.riy; feh'byuwweh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > February: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningThe month following January and preceding March.
Part ofGregorian calendar, New Style calendarThe solar calendar now in general use, introduced by Gregory XIII in 1582 to correct an error in the Julian calendar by suppressing 10 days, making Oct 5 be called Oct 15, and providing that only centenary years divisible by 400 should be leap years
PartsCandlemas, Candlemas Day, Feb 2feast day commemorating the presentation of Christ in the temple
Groundhog Day, February 2If the ground hog emerges / emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
Lincoln's Birthday, February 12The day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered
Presidents' DayThe third Monday in February
Valentine Day, Valentine's Day, Saint Valentine's Day, St Valentine's Day, February 14A day for the exchange of tokens of affection
Washington's Birthday, February 22The day on which George Washington is remembered
leap day, bissextile day, February 29The name of the day that is added during a leap year
mid-FebruaryThe middle part of February
BroaderGregorian calendar monthA month in the Gregorian calendar

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