"All Hallows" meaning in English

Proper name

IPA: /ˌɔːl ˈhæləʊz/ [UK]
  1. The saints, taken collectively. Tags: archaic
  2. All Saints' Day, the 1st of November; the Christian feast day honoring all Christian saints. Tags: archaic, chiefly
    Categories (kind): Holidays Translations (Christian feast): pyhäinpäivä (Finnish), день всех святы́х (denʹ vsex svjatýx) [masculine] (Russian) Disambiguation of 'Christian feast': 6 94

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      "word": "Allhallowmas"
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      "word": "All Hallows' Eve"
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    {
      "word": "Allhallowtide"
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      "word": "hallow"
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      "word": "hallowed"
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      "word": "Halloween"
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      "word": "Hallowe'en"
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    {
      "word": "Hallowmas"
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      "word": "holy"
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    {
      "word": "All Souls’ Day"
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