alleluia

interjection
al·​le·​lu·​ia | \ ˌa-lə-ˈlü-yə How to pronounce alleluia (audio) \

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First Known Use of alleluia

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alleluia

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek allēlouia, from Hebrew halălūyāh praise ye Jehovah

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alleluia

interjection
al·​le·​lu·​ia | \ ˌa-lə-ˈlü-yə How to pronounce alleluia (audio) \

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