All Souls' Day

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All Souls' Day

n. Roman Catholic Church
November 2, the day on which special prayers are offered for the souls in purgatory.

All Souls' Day

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) RC Church a day of prayer (Nov 2) for the dead in purgatory

All′ Souls'′ Day`


n.
a day of solemn prayer for all dead persons, usu. on Nov. 2.
[1550–60]
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Noun1.All Souls' Day - a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatoryAll Souls' Day - a day of supplication for all the souls in purgatory
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Nov, November - the month following October and preceding December
Translations

All Souls' Day

nil Giorno dei Morti
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The church I attend, St Barnabas at Cros-land Moor, is holding an All Souls service, a Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, at 3pm this Sunday, October 31.