"All Hallows" meaning in English

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Proper name

IPA: /ˌɔːl ˈhæləʊz/ [UK]
Etymology: From all + plural of hallow (“saint”). Forms in -n (All-Hallown etc.) show reflex of the original genitive plural (Old English halgena). Etymology templates: {{m|en|all}} all, {{m|en|hallow||saint}} hallow (“saint”), {{m|en|All-Hallown}} All-Hallown, {{m|ang|halgena}} halgena Head templates: {{en-proper noun|head=All Hallows}} All Hallows
  1. (archaic) The saints, taken collectively. Tags: archaic
    Sense id: All_Hallows-en-name-zBnHIunu
  2. (chiefly archaic) All Saints' Day, the 1st of November; the Christian feast day honoring all Christian saints. Tags: archaic Categories (topical): Holidays
    Sense id: All_Hallows-en-name-A0gKSZAY Disambiguation of Holidays: 14 86 Synonyms: All-Hallow, All-Hallows, All-Hallown Related terms: Allhallowmas, All Hallows' Day, All Hallows' Eve, Allhallowtide, All Saints' Day, All Saints' Eve, hallow, hallowed, Halloween, Hallowe'en, Hallowmas, holy, All Souls’ Day, een, e'en, eve, even, evening, saint Translations (Christian feast): pyhäinpäivä (Finnish), день всех святы́х (denʹ vsex svjatýx) [masculine] (Russian) Disambiguation of 'Christian feast': 6 94

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