Definition of All Souls' Day in English:

All Souls' Day

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A Catholic commemoration with prayers for the souls of the dead, held on 2 November.
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  • Exhumations are usually scheduled for the Saturday before Pentecost, the Orthodox All Souls' Day.
  • In All Souls' Day, European Christians had a tradition of going from home to home, asking for soul cakes, or currant buns.
  • On All Souls' Day, people gather at the graves of family members for a twenty-four-hour vigil.

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Pronunciation: naʊs
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