Definition of All Saints' Day

1. Noun. A Christian feast day honoring all the saints; first observed in 835.

Exact synonyms: Allhallows, Hallowmas, Hallowmass, November 1
Generic synonyms: Holy Day Of Obligation
Group relationships: Nov, November



Definition of All Saints' Day

1. Proper noun. In Christian tradition, the annual feast day celebrating the life of all saints on the first day of November. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of All Saints' Day

Alitalia
Alix
Aliyah
Alka-seltzer
Alkaid
Alkaios
Alkeran
Alkincoats
Alkman
Alkoranic
All Blacks
All Fools' Day
All Fools' day
All Hallows'
All Hallows' Day
All Saints' Day
All Saints Day
All Souls' Day
All Souls' day
All Whites
Alla
Alla Nazimova
Allah
Allahabad
Allahu akbar
Allamakee
Allamanda cathartica
Allan
Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome
Allee effect

Literary usage of All Saints' Day

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1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"In the Anglican Church All Saints' Day is still observed; in most other Reformed churches it has fallen into disuse. On the supreme idea of this day, ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"This is another name for All Saints' Day. There are several churches in England dedicated to God under this invocation ; of which no less than eight are ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... Matthew, Simon and Jude, Matthias, the feast of St.'Joseph and All Saints' Day; and shall pray devoutly for the uprooting of heresies and schisms, ..."

4. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1905)
"SONNET.2 Of Beatrice de' Portinari, on All Saints' Day. LAST All Saints' holy-day, even now gone by, I met a gathering of ..."

5. Dante and His Circle: With the Italian Poets Preceding Him. (1100-1200-1300 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Dante Alighieri (1892)
"Of Beatrice de' Portinari, on All Saints' Day. LAST All Saints' holy-day, even now gone by, I met a gathering of ..."

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