American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Sanctified; consecrated: a hallowed cemetery.
- adj. Highly venerated; sacrosanct: our hallowed war heroes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power; made holy. Opposite of
- adj. worthy of religious veneration
- From Middle English halwed ("hallowed, sacred, sanctified"), from Old English ġehālgod ("hallowed, sacred, sanctified"), past participle of hālgian ("to hallow, make holy"). Equivalent to hallow + -ed. More at hallow. (Wiktionary)
“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.”
“And how is his name hallowed in us, except while it makes us holy?”
“The word hallowed means, to render or pronounce holy.”
“And how is His name hallowed in us except while it makes us holy?”
“And insomuch as He finds place in us to work, is His name hallowed, and magnified, and made known.”
“Mount Vernon is yet sacred, and may be regarded as not only the entombing place of our first and greatest national chief, but as an enshrinement in hallowed memories of all who under him fought and bled in vindication of freedom's holy cause.”
“God never thinks his name hallowed unless his Son be honoured.”
“You do realise you get mentioned in hallowed terms when talking about blogging with colleagues, don’t you”
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