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Definition of "hallowed" []

  • Sanctified; consecrated: a hallowed cemetery. (adjective)
  • Highly venerated; sacrosanct: our hallowed war heroes. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hallowed" in a sentence
  • "I'm from - yes, I am from San Antonio, and we have our own little bit of what we call hallowed ground, that being the Alamo."
  • "But here the old word hallowed is retained, only because people were used to it in the Lord's prayer."
  • "The next day, in hallowed Madison Square Garden against the New York Knicks, he missed six of nine shots but had nine points and made a move down the lane against Othello Harrington that ended in a thundering dunk."