FEBRUARY

, the 2d month of the year, containing 28 days for three years, and every fourth year 29 days.—In the first ages of Rome, February was the last month of the year, and preceded January, till the Decemviri made an order that February should be the 2d month of the year, and come after January.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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