Día de los Muertos

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The name of this holiday may also be written “Día de Muertos.”
Día de los Muertos(
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A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (holiday)
a. Day of the Dead
El Día de Muertos mexicano es una celebración tanto de la muerte como de la vida.The Mexican Day of the Dead is a celebration of both death and life.
b. All Souls' Day
En el Catolicismo romano, el Día de Todos los Muertos es un día dedicado a rezar por los muertos que, según se cree, están en el Purgatorio.In Roman Catholicism, All Souls' Day is a day devoted to pray for the dead who are believed to be in Purgatory.
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