What is another name for Halloween?

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Another name for Halloween is All Hallows' Eve. All Hallows' Eve means the day before All Hallows Day, a Catholic holiday that is more commonly known as All Saints Day.

Halloween was originally spelled Hallowe'en, as it is a contraction of All Hallows' Evening. All Hallows' Day occurs on Nov. 1 each year, giving Halloween its recurring date of Oct. 31. All Hallows' Day is a holiday that calls for prayer and remembers Catholic saints.

During medieval times, Halloween souling was commonly practiced, an activity where people would go neighbor-to-neighbor exchanging prayers for treats. This is similar to the trick-or-treating activity practiced in modern times.

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All Hallows Eve is the original name for Halloween.
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Halloween dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. It is only called Halloween now.
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