Hallowmass


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Hal·low·mas

also Hal·low·mass  (hăl′ō-məs, -măs′)
n. Archaic
All Saints' Day.

[Short for Allhallowmas.]
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Noun1.Hallowmass - a Christian feast day honoring all the saintsHallowmass - a Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835
holy day of obligation - a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
Nov, November - the month following October and preceding December
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The opening phrase, "Equinox to Hallowmass," immediately integrates the astronomical with the sacred, giving the season of "darkness" both physical and spiritual dimensions (1).