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All Saints' Day a Christian festival in honour of all the saints in heaven, held (in the Western Church) on 1 November (see also Halloween).

Land of Saints and Scholars a name for Ireland, alluding to the holiness and learning associated with the early Celtic Church.

Subjects: Religion — History.


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