Allhallowtide


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Allhallowtide

(ˌɔːlˈhæləʊˌtaɪd)
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) the season of All Saints' Day (Allhallows)
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Noun1.Allhallowtide - the season of All Saints' DayAllhallowtide - the season of All Saints' Day  
season - a recurrent time marked by major holidays; "it was the Christmas season"
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Christianity borrowed older pagan practices to produce a three-day Allhallowtide, 'hallow' a cognate of 'hollow' or sacred, of the saints.
Attendees of Orange Touch event Attendees of Orange Touch event Attendees of Orange Touch event Attendees of Orange Touch event It begins the three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs and all the departed faithful.
Yes, it's all become a bit of a joke whenY it's meant to begin the ultra-serious and respectful three-day observance of Allhallowtide, the time in the liturgical year dedicated to remembering the dead, including saints (hallows), martyrs, and all those millions of faithful departed believers.