Definition of All Saints' Day in English:

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All Saints' Day

Pronunciation: /ˈˌôl ˈsānts ˌdā/

noun

A Christian festival in honor of all the saints, held (in the Western Church) on November 1.
Example sentences
  • In the 8th century Pope Boniface IV designated November 1st as All Saints' Day, to honour those saints that didn't have a special day of their own.
  • November featured both All Saints' Day and Saint Catherine's Day, during which it was a French Canadian custom to pull taffy.
  • The word ‘Hallowe'en’ comes from ‘All Hallow's Eve,’ the day before the Catholic All Saints' Day on 1 November.

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