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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/, /ˌhæloʊˈiːn/
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Proper nounEdit

Halloween (plural Halloweens)

  1. The eve of All Hallows' Day; October 31st; celebrated (mostly in the United Kingdom, Canada, United States and Ireland) by children going door-to-door in costume and demanding candy with menaces.
    • 1987, Kai Hansen, "Halloween", Helloween, Keeper Of The Seven Keys: Part 1.
      Black is the night full of fright / You'll be missing the day / What will be here very soon / Changing your way / A knock at your door / It is real or is it a dream / On trembling legs you open the door / And you scream... on Halloween

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Halloween f (plural Halloweens)

  1. Halloween

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Halloween m (plural Halloween)

  1. Halloween

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Halloween.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aloˈwin/, [aloˈwĩn]

NounEdit

Halloween m (plural Halloweens)

  1. Halloween (31st of October)