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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Halloween

, Hallowe’en
nder Tag vor Allerheiligen, Halloween nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Halloween

(ˈhalouˌiːn) noun
a Christian festival on 31 Oct., when children dress up and play ``trick or treat!''.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Por ultimo, en lo que concierne al cine los ejemplos son multiples, con peliculas en las que, verbi gratia, los protagonistas son homicidas seriales como son los casos de Saw, Scream, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Hallowen y Friday the 13th, todas ellas con multiples secuelas.
The chilling experience takes place over three nights only, tomorrow (Saturday), Sunday, and Hallowen itself (Tuesday), with performances at 6.15pm, 7.30pm and 8.45pm nightly.
I felt cheeky and thought the elderly would be scared of my mask, but Hallowen was fun.