hallowed hallowed  /ˈhæ loʊd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) worthy of religious veneration

Usage(s):

  1. And when cartoons invaded TV, creatures from Bullwinkle Moose to Tex Avery's Raid insects kept alive a hallowed comic tradition.
  2. A fresh generation of tennis prodigies is using Wimbledon's hallowed grounds to assert their claims on tomorrow.
  3. No matter how green you think you are, there's probably one hallowed place where concern for the environment doesn't even enter your mind: the bathroom.

News

  1. Yum yum: ‘Cronuts’ rock Big Apple’s fat fanatics

    The American artisanal baking community is all abuzz. The magic word: “Cronuts.”  TV, the New York Times, food magazines, even cookbooks have taken up the cause to replace the all-hallowed doughnut.  The cronut is a crossover between a croissant and a doughnut. That translates into fried croissant dough — sometimes stuffed cream-puff style — that’s sugar iced.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Greece Post

  2. US Open betting odds preview: Reasons to bet on Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods hasn't won a Major golf tournament in five years. But as the golf world, and golf bettors, turn their attention this weekend to a hallowed 125 acres just west of Philadelphia for the 113 th playing of the US Open at Merion, Tiger tops the betting. Why is Tiger such a likely candidate to hoist the hardware Sunday afternoon? Let us count the ways. Well, for one thing, he's due. Yeah ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Researcher Trying to Find Soldiers' Graves in Hardin Co.

    A researcher from the University of Kentucky is aiming to find the graves of Civil War soldiers buried in central Kentucky without disturbing any hallowed ground.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBKO Bowling Green

Quotes

  1. "Now this hallowed 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 at a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
    on May 28, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Wars cannot be run from these hallowed and comfortable and sanctified chambers 10,000 miles away from the war zone," said Sen. Kit Bond, R-Mo. "How about allowing the officers, the men and the commanders in the field who are engaged daily,...
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Kit Bond Source: FOX News

  3. "The land itself has historical value," Walker said. "It is the first people's movement of the 21st century, and it needs to be kept as the hallowed ground that it is."
    on Jul 8, 2007 By: Bree Walker Source: Forbes

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