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Which way of saying the Day of the Dead is correct: "Día de Muertos" or "El Día de los Muertos"?

I am making a display of pencil boxes for this holiday, and want to be correct in my verbiage. I have found it written both ways in a Google search, and am not sure what is correct. I had always heard it said as "El Dia de los muertos," but recently, I have seen it shortened to "Dia de Muertos."

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you can use both, but commonly in spanish we said "El Dia de los muertos" if you want to used in something like a post.

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I am from México and we use both but "El día de los muertos" sounds too poethic to me, and "El día de muertos" is the normal way. But it's almost the same.

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