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  1. Hal·low·een
    IPA[ˌhaləˈwēn]
  2. noun

    • 1. the night of October 31, the eve of All Saints' Day, commonly celebrated by children who dress in costume and go door-to-door asking for candy.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: Halloween

    • noun

      the night of 31 October, the eve of All Saints' Day, often celebrated by children dressing up in frightening masks and costumes. Halloween is thought to be associated with the Celtic festival Samhain, when ghosts and spirits were believed to be abroad.
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