All Souls' Day

noun

: November 2 observed in some Christian churches as a day of prayer for the souls of the faithful departed

Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of All Souls' Day was in the 14th century

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“All Souls' Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/All%20Souls%27%20Day. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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All Souls' Day

noun
: November 2 observed in some Christian churches as a day of prayer for the dead

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