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hallowed

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adjective hal·lowed \ˈha-(ˌ)lōd, ˈha-ləd, in the Lord's Prayer often ˈha-lə-wəd\

Simple Definition of hallowed

  • : holy or blessed

  • : highly respected

Full Definition of hallowed

  1. 1 :  holy, consecrated <the church stands on hallowed ground>

  2. 2 :  sacred, revered <the university's hallowed halls> <hallowed customs>

Examples of hallowed

  1. The church stands on hallowed ground.

  2. <the college's hallowed tradition of ringing the chapel bell one hundred times before commencement ceremonies>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of hallowed

before 12th century

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