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aloha

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interjection alo·ha \ə-ˈlō-ˌ(h)ä, ä-, -(h)ə\

Simple Definition of aloha

  • —used in Hawaii to say hello or goodbye

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aloha

  1. —used as a greeting or farewell

Origin and Etymology of aloha

Hawaiian, from aloha love


First Known Use: 1820


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