Halloween

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Hal·low·een

also Hal·low·e'en  (hăl′ə-wēn′, hŏl′-)
n.
October 31, celebrated in the United States, Canada, and the British Isles by children going door to door while wearing costumes and asking for treats and playing pranks.

[Short for All Hallow Even : Allhallow(mas) + even.]

Halloween

(ˌhæləʊˈiːn) or

Hallowe'en

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the eve of All Saints' Day celebrated on Oct 31 by masquerading; Allhallows Eve
[C18: see Allhallows, even2]

Hal•low•een

or Hal•low•e'en

(ˌhæl əˈwin, -oʊˈin, ˌhɒl-)

n.
the evening of Oct. 31; the eve of All Saints' Day: observed esp. by children, who dress in costume and play trick or treat.
[1550–60; (All) hallow (s) + e (v) en2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Halloween - the evening before All Saints' DayHalloween - the evening before All Saints' Day; often devoted to pranks played by young people
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Translations
عيد جَميع القِدّيسين
Halloween
allehelgensaften
Haloveno
mindenszentek előestéje
ハロウィーン
Visu sveto dienas priekšvakars
noč čarovnic
Azizler günü arefesihortlak gecesi

Halloween

Hallowe'en [ˌhæləʊˈiːn]
nHalloween m, veille f de la Toussaint
on Halloween → le soir d'halloween
modif [mask, costume] → d'Halloween; [party] → d'Halloween
Halloween night → nuit f d'Halloweenhall porter n (British) (in hotel)portier m

Halloween

, Hallowe’en
nder Tag vor Allerheiligen, Halloween nt

Halloween

(ˈhalouˌiːn) noun
a Christian festival on 31 Oct., when children dress up and play ``trick or treat!''.
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West Midlands Safari Park is launching a Spooky Spectacular event to mark Halowe'en which also features several eerie animal encounters.
A girls mummified body is discovered by a Halowe'en reveler, an fears grow for a missing woman when a second victim is found in the same condition, Emily Deschanel and David Boreanez star.
Halowe'en may be over for another year but there seems to be no end in sight to the video nasties being watched by Bees coaches Russell Earnshaw and Ben Harvey at the moment.