Halloween

[n] - the evening before All Saints` Day
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Halloween

Evening of 31 October, immediately preceding the Christian feast of All Hallows or All Saints' Day. Customs associated with Halloween in the USA and the UK include children wearing masks or...
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Halloween

Hal`low·een' (hăl`lo*ēn') noun The evening preceding Allhallows or All Saints' Day. [ Scot.] Burns.
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Halloween

• (n.) The evening preceding Allhallows or All Saints` Day.
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Halloween

holiday, October 31, now observed largely as a secular celebration. As the eve of All Saints` Day, it is a religious holiday among some Christians.[5 related articles]
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Halloween

[Misfits single] Photo entirely made by me. Please contact for more details. Photo of south Wellington from Mount Victoria. The huge body of water at the top is the Cook Strait, the bay on the left is Evans Bay and the one on the right is Lyall Bay. In the center is Wellington International Airport at Rongotai. The long green urbanized hill...
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Halloween

Halloween (hăl"uwēn', häl"–) , Oct. 31, the eve of All Saints' Day, observed with traditional games and customs. The word comes from medieval England's All Hallows' eve (Old Eng. hallow=“saint”). However, many of these customs predate Christianity, goin...
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Halloween

Halloween (All Hallow Even) was the last night of the British Celtic year (equivalent to the modern new year's eve) - October the 31st, later adopted as the Eve of All Saints by the Christian church in Britain when the Pope of Rome in 610 ordered that the heathen Pantheon should be converted into a Christian church and dedicated to the honour of al...
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Halloween

Evening of 31 October, immediately preceding the Christian feast of All Hallows or All Saints' Day. Customs associated with Halloween in the USA and the UK include children wearing masks or costumes, and `trick or treating` – going from house to house collecting sweets, fruit, or money
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Halloween

[franchise] Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of ten slasher films, novels, and comic books. The franchise focuses on the fictional character of Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his older sister, Judith Myers. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of Ha...
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Halloween

Halloween or Hallowe`en (-; a contraction of `All Hallows` Evening`) also known as All Hallows` Eve, or All Saints` Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows` Day. It initiates the triduum of Hallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to rem...
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Halloween

The driving away of evil spirits
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Halloween

Many of today's Halloween traditions go back to the time of the Celtic people. On October 31, their
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