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Topic: RELIGION

Date: 1200-1300
Origin: hallow 'to make holy', from Old English halgian, from halig; HOLY

hallowed

adjective
     
hal‧lowed
1RR holy or made holy by religious practices [↪ sacred]:
The bones will be buried in hallowed ground.
2 important and respected by a lot of people:
the hallowed halls of government
hallowed traditions
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