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For Christians, 1st November is All Hallows' Day or All Saints' Day which makes 31st October All Hallows' Eve. Hallows' Eve being shortened to Hallowe'en with e'en meaning "evening".
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If you'd like to read more about the origins of Hallowe'en I started at this Wiki page and wandered around from there!