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.
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.”