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See also: halloween and Hallowe'en

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EtymologyEdit

A shortening of All-Hallow-even, All Hallows’ Eve (the name of the evening before All Saints Day).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌhæləʊˈiːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌhæləˈwiːn/, /ˌhɑləˈwiːn/, /ˌhæləʊˈiːn/
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Proper nounEdit

Halloween (plural Halloweens)

  1. 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.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

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NounEdit

Halloween f (plural Halloweens)

  1. Halloween

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

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Halloween m (plural Halloween)

  1. Halloween

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

NounEdit

Halloween m (plural Halloweens)

  1. Halloween (31st of October)