hallow hallow  /ˈhæ loʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (v) render holy by means of religious rites

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. God bless and hallow the heritage and memory of William Jennings Bryan.
  2. But in a larger sense, we cannot dedicate, we cannot consecrate, we cannot hallow this ground.
  3. It was recited by ancient scholars who wanted to hallow God's name when they completed certain portions of their sacred studies.

News

  • 'Sup, Boo?

    Hallow Screen! Walt Disney Museum, 104 Montgomery, SF. ( 415) 345-6800 , www.waltdisney.org . Daily through Oct. 31. 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, free with museum admission. Freak out (just don't forget the popcorn) at this all-ages-friendly lineup of animated boo-stories.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: San Francisco Bay Guardian

Quotes

  1. "Now, this hallow ground receives a new generation of heroes: men and women who gave their lives in places such as Kabul and Kandahar, Baghdad and Ramadi," Bush said. "They believed in something larger than themselves. They fought for our...
    on May 28, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We can not dedicate -we can not consecrate -we can not hallow - this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract," Lincoln said while dedicating the Soldiers'...
    on Nov 9, 2008 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: SalemNews.net

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