hallowed

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hal·lowed

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

: holy or blessed

: highly respected

Full Definition of HALLOWED

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

First Known Use of HALLOWED

before 12th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

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