What does Halloween mean?

Definitions for Halloween
ˌhæl əˈwin, -oʊˈin, ˌhɒl-Hal·loween

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Halloween, Hallowe'en, Allhallows Eve(noun)

    the evening before All Saints' Day; often devoted to pranks played by young people

Wiktionary

  1. Halloween(Noun)

    The eve of All Hallows' Day; 31st October; celebrated (mostly in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Ireland) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces.

    Etymology: A shortening of Allhallow-even (Eve of All Saints).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halloween(noun)

    the evening preceding Allhallows or All Saints' Day

Freebase

  1. Halloween

    Halloween or Hallowe'en, also known as All Hallows' Eve, is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows and the day initiating the triduum of Hallowmas. According to many scholars, All Hallows' Eve is a Christianised feast originally influenced by western European harvest festivals, and festivals of the dead with possible pagan roots, particularly the Celtic Samhain. Other scholars maintain that it originated independently of Samhain and has solely Christian roots. Typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o'-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.

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How to pronounce Halloween?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say Halloween in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Halloween in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Halloween in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Halloween in a Sentence

  1. Her Dad Lawrence:

    She started a running group at her school she is actually planning on doing a Halloween half marathon with her sister, Lily (11), in October.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. You are standing on a huge pocket watch, falling into a deep abyss of illusions, you hear the clock knock and your skin aging, you understand that soon you will break into death on the solid earth of reality, thereby you will know the pure form awareness and deep understanding. 2. In nobility there is nothing but love and light. It sees the beautiful beauty lurking in the depths of ugliness. Nobleness is the only medicine that heals with love, the only thing that can heal this world is love - it is a gentle fire that caresses, but does not burn, and always warms, illuminating everything and everything in you and everything around you, giving the true , eternal happiness, it protects you from the darkness of the lies of evil. Love is an eternal embrace, from which nothing will ever get out of anything, thereby destroying any evil with its warmth and amazingly beautiful, bright tenderness. Be noble no matter what, be light and hope, and the time will come and you will understand that you lived not in vain, keep only love in yourself, and a sunny flower will open in you, true eternal happiness. Heal the dying world with your love and nobility, because you, like everyone else, were sent to this world not for entertainment, but for salvation, you, like everyone else, are the savior, this is your true meaning of being in the world. 3. Insight is the wormhole of the universe of lies. 4. To see how ridiculous our reality is, just turn it inside out. 5. The human race ride only on the most terrible attractions and carousels of the world. In a creepy amusement park called madness. 6. You are a small fish that was launched into the great chain of water slides of the great water park, which will lead into the great ocean of the other world. 7. The human world is a Halloween costume party in which everyone portrays someone. 8. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. Take a look at them, they are all wearing virtual glasses, all people see only what they want to see. Look at them, they cannot take them off. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha 9. There are no locks in an honest world. 10. The inner world of man is a portal. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Ben Carson:

    You look at last year, there was a $3 billion shortfall. That's the same amount of money we spent last month on Halloween candy.

  4. Mireille Schwartz:

    Checking labels becomes very pivotal because during the holidays, including Halloween, when the manufacturers make those mini small-sized candies and they're often mass-produced on shared equipment, candy that's safe other times of the year might not be safe during Halloween.

  5. Regina Hansen:

    Probably the first thing we have that is related to Halloween is this Irish Celtic festival known as Samhain, which occurred at the end of October and this is often thought of as a new year celebration.

Images & Illustrations of Halloween

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