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1hallelujah

interjection hal·le·lu·jah \ˌha-lə-ˈlü-yə\

—used to express praise, joy, or thanks especially to God

Full Definition of HALLELUJAH

—used to express praise, joy, or thanks

Examples of HALLELUJAH

  1. <hallelujah, the bank is approving our loan application>

Origin of HALLELUJAH

Hebrew hallĕlūyāh praise (ye) the Lord
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to HALLELUJAH

Synonyms
glory (or glory be), ha (or hah), hooray, hey, hot dog, huzzah, wahoo [chiefly West], whee, whoopee, yahoo, yippee

2hallelujah

noun

: a shout or song of praise or thanks to God

Full Definition of HALLELUJAH

:  a shout or song of praise or thanksgiving

First Known Use of HALLELUJAH

13th century

Other Music Terms

cacophony, chorister, concerto, counterpoint, madrigal, obbligato, presto, presto, refrain, riff, segue
HALLELUJAH Defined for Kids

hallelujah

interjection hal·le·lu·jah \ˌha-lə-ˈlü-yə\

Definition of HALLELUJAH for Kids

—used to express praise, joy, or thanks

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